Specialist Support Practitioner - Immigration Law

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job type Contract
Salary £30000 - £35000 per annum
Published about 2 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Wes McCullough
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Job description

Specialist Support Practitioner - Immigration Law



Staffline Recruitment is currently recruiting a Specialist Support Practitioner - Immigration Law to be based in Belfast. This post is expected to last until September 2021 with possible extension.

Our client is a Northern Ireland based charity that provides leadership and services to member organisations, and to ensure accessible advice services across Northern Ireland.

The Job

A full Job Description is available on request, but you will

  • Be proactive and responsive in providing support, expertise and guidance to advisers on complex EUSS/immigration related queries.
  • Assist in the delivery of the operational implementation of the strategic plan in line with agreed outcomes.
  • Represent the organisation.
  • Provide personal leadership, engaging, supporting and motivating the team to achieve success.
  • Promote the services and provide free and high-quality legal advice to EEA nationals and their families, and assist them to make applications under the EU Settlement Scheme
  • Provide consultancy and practical support to advisers on complex client immigration/EUSS cases by offering tactical advice, legal research, interpreting law and obtain case law including assisting in the drafting letters, statements or arguments for them to use during negotiations.
  • Assist clients with appeals and judicial review action
  • Support in the management of resources effectively and efficiently.
  • Assist in ensuring quality standards and compliance in line with legislation and regulations.

The Person

  • Legally qualified barrister/solicitor
  • 1 years' minimum experience of immigration casework, including the making of applications under the EU settlement scheme
  • In-depth experience of working with clients with complex needs
  • Experience of developing and maintaining relationships with partner/member organisations
  • Adept at managing your own complex caseload
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • MS Office Skills
  • Ability to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and understanding of European free movement law, Appendix EU and the EU Settlement Scheme
  • Sympathetic and non-judgemental attitude to a client's problems.
  • Committed to the charitable objectives
  • Flexible approach to working hours and willingness to travel as required by the post
  • Friendly and approachable manner.
  • Driving licence and access to a car for business purposes

On offer

You will receive:

  • £30,451 per annum

To apply

Please forward your CV to Wes McCullough at Staffline Recruitment by clicking on APPLY. You can also contact Wes on 02896 913 692 / 07384 218 447

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