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Asylum/Immigration Supervisor

Role: Asylum/Immigration 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.

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 – this must be addressed on the form for the application to be considered.

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: Tuesday 10th June 2019 at 12.00 NOON

Interviews will be held on Monday 17th June

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 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.

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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EU Settlement Scheme Advice Workers

Role: EU Settlement Scheme Advice Worker (two posts)

Hrs of Work: 37 hours per week

Holidays: 33 days plus statutory holidays

Salary: £19,430 to £22,658  plus employer’s pension contribution of 8% and health benefits

Location: One post in Dewsbury and one in Manchester, but the postholder may also be required to work at other locations as necessary

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre has a vacancy for two EU Settlement Scheme Advice Workers to run our new project assisting vulnerable people to make these applications, providing casework assistance for complex cases and providing support to other organisations providing this service.

The successful candidates must be accredited by OISC to at least level 2 and have delivered an asylum or immigration casework service. One of these posts will have a coordinator responsibility for the project and that postholder will be appointed at the top of the advertised salary scale to reflect this.

We are also currently advertising for a Pathways Advice Worker and we are looking for two EU Settlement Workers. You may wish to apply for one or more of these posts. We will accept one application – please indicate clearly on your application to which post(s) your application applies.

At present this post is only funded to 31 March 2020 so these will be fixed term contracts.

 Closing date: Friday 24th May 2019 at 12.00 NOON

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 5th June

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.

Please do not forget to return teh Diversity Monitoring Form with your application.

If you have any queries about these jobs please email recruitment@kcalc.org.uk.

Kirklees Citizens Advice and 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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Pathways Advice Worker – Asylum and Immigration

Role: Asylum/Refugee/Immigration Advice Caseworker

Hrs of Work: 37 hours per week

Holidays: 33 days plus statutory holidays

Salary: £19,430 to £22,658  plus employer’s pension contribution of 8% and health benefits

Kirklees Citizens Advice & Law Centre has a vacancy for a caseworker to undertake advice work as part of our Pathways Project. This post delivers an asylum advice, information and support service to asylum seekers and refugees and will also deliver support to clients wishing to make Windrush compensation claims and clients adversely impacted by ‘hostile environment’ provisions.

OISC accreditation of at least Level 1 is highly desirable. Candidates with OISC accreditation Level 2 or above may be preferred at shortlisting/interviewing. Candidates who have held at least Level 2 accreditation in the past and could re-accredit quickly may also be considered.

This post is currently only funded to 31 March 2020 so it will be a fixed term contract.

Closing date: Friday 24th May 2019 at 12.00 NOON

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 5th June

 We are also currently advertising for two EU Settlement Scheme Advice Workers – You may wish to apply for one or more of these posts. We will accept one application – please indicate clearly on your application to which post(s) your application applies.

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 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.

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: £17,891 to £18,560 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 : Thursday 6th June at 12.00 NOON

 Interviews will be held on Wednesday 12th June

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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