Brushstrokes seeks Immigration Adviser
Brushstrokes Community Project, based in Smethwick, is looking to recruit an experienced Immigration Adviser. You will deliver immigration advice to OISC standards and provide casework support service to clients whose status affects access to housing, health, welfare benefits and social care.
Salary: SCP 26-28 £24,034.00 – £25,628.00 per annum, pro rata.
Hours per week: Up to 33.5
Term: Fixed contract until March 2023
The post holder will be located in Smethwick but will frequent outreach locations, as well as support other advisers delivering immigration advice at a drop-in service in Oldbury.
The successful candidate will either be a qualified solicitor, or have OISC level 2, with knowledge of current asylum and immigration law and entitlements to welfare benefits, housing, health and social care. You will understand the issues faced by recent migrants and be able to work with individuals from differing social and cultural backgrounds.
You should be familiar with casework management systems, OISC audit requirements with experience of supervising paid or volunteers advisors and a commitment work to the project’s ethos of ‘Welcoming the Stranger’.
On appointment, an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service will be undertaken. For a discussion about the role please contact Dave Newall direct on 0121 565 2234.
Applications close on Sunday, 23 February 2020. Interviews take place on Friday, 28 February 2020.