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Asylum/Immigration Caseworker

Role: Asylum/Immigration Caseworker

Hrs of Work: 37 hours per week full time or part-time by mutual agreement

Holidays: 33 days plus statutory holidays pro rata

Salary: £24,964 to £30,153 plus employer’s pension contribution of 8% and health benefits pro rata for part-time working

Location: Dewsbury, but the postholder will also be required to work at other locations as necessary

 Kirklees Citizens Advice & Law Centre has a vacancy for an Asylum/Immigration Caseworker to provide advice and representation under our Legal Aid contract. The successful candidate will have LAA accreditation to Level 2 and be prepared to take, and pass, the Supervisor’s exam in October.

Any candidate appointed will need to have a DBS check as part of their induction as this is an LAA requirement for the role. Our DBS Policy and Policy on the Recruitment of ex-Offenders is available for information as part of the recruitment pack.

Closing date: Wednesday 24th July 2019 at 12.00 NOON

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 31st July

Application forms can be downloaded from the bottom of this page. Please do not send CVs or other supporting material as they will not be considered. This website contains other information about KCALC including our latest annual report which may be useful to you.

If you cannot complete and return this form electronically using Microsoft WORD please print off, complete by hand, and scan or photograph the form and submit this via email. Alternatively you may recreate the form in another format, using the same questions in the same order, and submit this. We can also provide our address if you wish to send the form by post. We will do everything we can to read all forms submitted but if we cannot access your document then it cannot be considered.

If you have any queries about this job please email recruitment@kcalc.org.uk. Please return your application forms to that email address and remember to include the diversity monitoring form.

Kirklees Citizens Advice & Law Centre values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination, and strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

We will retain and use the information you provide only for this recruitment process. It is necessary that we hold this information to operate a fair and equitable procedure. We will keep this securely and destroy it after six months unless you have been appointed to a role in which case it will form part of your employment record.

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Housing Caseworker

Role: Housing Caseworker

Hrs of Work: 37 hours per week full time or part-time by mutual agreement

Holidays: 33 days plus statutory holidays pro rata

Salary: £24,964 to £26,822 plus employer’s pension contribution of 8% and health benefits pro rata for part-time working

Location: Dewsbury, but the postholder will also be required to work at other locations as necessary

 This is a maternity cover starting on 1 September 2019 for 12 months.

Kirklees Citizens Advice & Law Centre has a vacancy for a Housing Caseworker to provide advice and representation under our Legal Aid contract. The successful candidate will have experience in delivering a casework service in housing law including representation at court, and will preferably have knowledge or experience of working under an LAA contract.

Closing date: Wednesday 24th July 2019 at 12.00 NOON

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 31st July

Application forms can be downloaded from the bottom of this page. Please do not send CVs or other supporting material as they will not be considered. This website contains other information about KCALC including our latest annual report which may be useful to you.

If you cannot complete and return this form electronically using Microsoft WORD please print off, complete by hand, and scan or photograph the form and submit this via email. Alternatively you may recreate the form in another format, using the same questions in the same order, and submit this. We can also provide our address if you wish to send the form by post. We will do everything we can to read all forms submitted but if we cannot access your document then it cannot be considered.

If you have any queries about this job please email recruitment@kcalc.org.uk. Please return your application forms to that email address and remember to include the diversity monitoring form.

Kirklees Citizens Advice & Law Centre values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination, and strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

We will retain and use the information you provide only for this recruitment process. It is necessary that we hold this information to operate a fair and equitable procedure. We will keep this securely and destroy it after six months unless you have been appointed to a role in which case it will form part of your employment record.

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Immigration/Asylum Supervisor

Role: Immigration/Asylum Supervisor

Hrs of Work: 37 hours per week

Holidays: 33 days plus statutory holidays

Salary: £26,822 – £30,480  plus employer’s pension contribution of 8% and health benefits

Location: Dewsbury, but the postholder will also be required to work at other locations as necessary

Kirklees Citizens Advice & Law Centre has a vacancy for an Immigration/Asylum Supervisor to run our Legal Aid contract. The successful candidate will have experience in delivering a casework service in asylum law and will have knowledge or experience of working under an LAA contract. Details of this role can be found at the foot of this information.

It is a requirement of the role that the postholder must meet the LAA requirements for an Asylum Supervisor (have LAA accreditation to at least LAA level 2 and have passed the Supervisor assessment) or be able to show how these can be met in the very near future.

Any candidate appointed will need to have a DBS check as part of their induction as this is an LAA requirement for the role. Our DBS Policy and Policy on the Recruitment of ex-Offenders is available for information as part of the recruitment pack.

 Please submit a CV or covering letter to recruitment@kcalc.org.uk showing clearly how you meet the requirements for this role – if your application does not indicate your qualification level and your experience it will not be considered.

If you have any queries about this post please email recruitment@kcalc.org.uk.

Kirklees Citizens Advice & Law Centre values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination, and strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

We will retain and use the information you provide only for this recruitment process. It is necessary that we hold this information to operate a fair and equitable procedure. We will keep this securely and destroy it after six months unless you have been appointed to a role in which case it will form part of your employment record.

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Telephone and Digital Assessor

Role: Telephone & Digital Assessor

Hrs of Work: up to 37 hours by mutual agreement

Holidays: 33 days pro rata plus statutory holidays

Salary: £18,746 pro rata plus employer’s pension contribution of 8% and health benefits

Location: Huddersfield

The Telephone & Digital Assessor will provide general information and advice to members of the public calling our telephone advice line or requesting assistance by email or webchat. The majority of enquiries relate to welfare benefits, debt, housing and employment issues, but calls cover a wide range of advice needs and no call is ever the same.

The post holder will be given full training and provided with extensive support and encouragement and will be assisting people from the local community to get the help they need.

The successful candidate will have a pleasant telephone manner, good listening skills and be a strong communicator. They will have the ability to remain calm under pressure and deal sensitively with clients from all backgrounds. Previous experience in advice, customer care or working in a call centre is an advantage.

Please indicate on your application form what hours and what working pattern would best suit you.

This is a re-advertisement – previous applicants should not reapply.

Closing date : Monday 5 August at 12.00 NOON

 Interviews will be held on Friday 9 August

If you cannot complete and return this form electronically using Microsoft WORD please print off, complete by hand, and scan or photograph the form and submit this via email. Alternatively you may recreate the form in another format, using the same questions in the same order, and submit this. We can also provide our postal address if you wish to submit the form by post. We will do everything we can to read all forms submitted but if we cannot access your document then it cannot be considered.

If you have any queries about these jobs please email recruitment@kcalc.org.uk. Please return your application forms to that email address and remember to include the diversity monitoring form.

We will retain and use the information you provide only for this recruitment process. It is necessary that we hold this information to operate a fair and equitable procedure. We will keep this securely and destroy it after six months unless you have been appointed to a role in which case it will form part of your employment record.

This job are located on the first floor of our Huddersfield offices and we regret that there is no lift which means that it may be unsuitable for some people with a mobility impairment.

 Kirklees Citizens Advice & Law Centre values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination, and strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

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