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OISC qualified immigration advisor

Job Description

 Do you like to work to the highest professional standards but have the freedom to offer your clients creative solutions? Then this might be the role for you. The Renewal Programme is a local Newham based charity that is passionate about supporting those that find themselves on the margins of our community. We are looking for an OISC qualified immigration caseworker to work within our refugee and migrant project (RAMP) and help to regularise the immigration status of the many individuals and families that find themselves at risk of destitution.  Newham has one of the highest number of asylum applications and new migrant arrivals of any London Borough, and many families lack the knowledge or resources to regularise their immigration status, which is where you come in. Qualified to OISC level 2 or 3, you will be an experienced immigration advisor who will help support our charity’s first steps into formal immigration advice after years of practical and holistic support for refugees and migrants. You will be working alongside a team of experienced community development professionals as part of our vision to deliver more holistic wrap around services in the borough. We will require you to develop and manage a portfolio of immigration advice and multiple caseloads in a timely a timely, supportive and friendly manner. You will therefore need to demonstrate that you are professional, organised, efficient and able to manage your own time and workload to meet project targets. We can offer you a friendly team of experienced coordinators to work with and the support of a dynamic leadership team.

This is a full time role and for an initial fixed term period of 6 months pending further funding. Please see the full job description and person specification attached and do note an enhanced DBS check will be required.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Please note that candidates without accreditation with OISC will NOT be considered.

Application Details : please note there is no closing date for this role, but early applications are encouraged as we will invite interviews and begin the selection process on a rolling basis, with the aim to have this position filled as soon as an appropriate candidate is identified.

Please apply by attaching an up to date CV detailing relevant education and employment experience and a covering letter demonstrating how your skills meet the Job Description and Person Specification (no more than 2 pages). Please ensure that your application contains details of 2 referees, one of which must be your current or most recent employer.

Equal Opportunities Statement

Newham Community Renewal Programme is committed to recruiting high quality candidates whose skills and experience are most suited to the job regardless of sex, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion (or beliefs), marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age or political affiliation.