Immigration Advisers x 2, Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network

Job title: Immigration Advisers x 2

Organisation: Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network

Website: www.lrmn.org.uk 

Location: Deptford, Lewisham

Deadline for applications: 17th May – but it’s a rolling application

Salary: Competitive/based on experience + 4% Employer pension contribution

Contact: [email protected]

Further information: 

Immigration Advisers x 2

Salary: competitive, based on experience + 4% Employer pension contribution

LRMN is a charity organisation providing support and services to refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Lewisham and neighbouring boroughs.

We are looking for two Immigration Advisers to join our immigration team.

Immigration Adviser 1 - Funded by Trust for London and Big Lottery for 28 hours/week for 1 year.

Immigration Adviser 2 - Funded by Big Lottery for 21 hours/week for 3 years to work mainly with women who have survived gender based violence.

To be successful you must be competent in conducting all tasks permitted at LSC level 2/OISC Level 3. You must have a wide experience in lodging human rights claim based on Article 8 ECHR and or working with women who have been trafficked, survived domestic abuse and other related gender based violence. With experience on representation at Tribunals, you should have great understanding of the changes to immigration and asylum law and practice. Ideal candidates should be familiar in working with multicultural communities particularly with vulnerable and destitute people often with No Recourse to Public Funds. Knowledge and experience of working with voluntary and community groups and other statutory agencies is desirable as well as experience of working with women sector.

Please submit your CV and cover letter to [email protected] and indicate whether you are applying for Immigration 1 or 2 or both. You can request for the Job Description and Person Specification for both posts by emailing or phoning Rosario. If you do not hear from us within four weeks after the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted this time.

Please note, the deadline for the application is 17th May but this is a rolling application and we will review CVs as soon as we get them, interview applicants and offer the posts to suitable candidates.

For enquiries please email [email protected] or telephone her on 020 8694 0323

Closing Date: 17th May

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