Post Location: Burnley BB10 1PD and Bolton BL1 4DH
Salary: £25000 - £45000 dependant on Experience.
Start Date: Immediate
This is a fantastic opportunity to work at a high street firm with a highly reputable immigration presence, who are now seeking an experienced Lawyer/caseworker to join their team. Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years immigration Casework experience or 1 years PQE or have held level 2 OISC / LSC accreditation or higher.
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Due to continued growth and expansion Parkview Solicitors are seeking a candidate for an excellent opportunity within our rapidly growing practice. The firm currently has two offices based in Bolton and Burnley and has ambitious growth plans making this a fantastic opportunity for an immigration lawyer hoping to progress their career. We offer genuine prospects for development.
We are currently looking to recruit a competent Immigration Caseworker who will join our established team of immigration specialists to handle a full and varied caseload of matters with minimal supervision. The successful candidates will be able to provide comprehensive support to senior colleagues, assisting with a wide variety of client matters. There will be significant involvement in the running of files, preparation of applications, drafting correspondence and liaison with clients, as well as maintaining files and keeping records, etc. For those with more experience, there will the opportunity to take on greater responsibility for certain matters.
We are looking for a candidate who is talented and enthusiastic, with a strong desire to develop and succeed. Given the often complicated and time-critical requirements of clients, the candidate will also need the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while always maintaining the highest standards. In addition, we want employees who are hard-working, patient, cheerful and flexible with a strong sense of client service and a drive to see things through. In return, we can offer a friendly and supportive working environment, good resources, good quality work and competitive salary, as well as the opportunity to develop a career in this field.
The candidate must have experience in Immigration casework including but not limited to the following areas of work;
Leave to Remain,
Pre-Settled & Settled Status Scheme Applications
Spouse/Fiancé in country/out of country applications
Indefinite leave to remain applications
Visitor visa applications
British Nationality applications
· Must have proven experience of Immigration casework at a law firm
· Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise work
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Attention to detail and problem-solving skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with competing demands
· Proficiency in MS Office applications, Outlook & Word.
· Demonstrates accuracy and proficiency in written communications
· Meets assigned deadlines
· Demonstrates accuracy and proficiency in written communications with their team
· Develops strong working relationships with team members and gains their confidence through displaying professionalism and efficiency in all communications
-Statutory 28 days paid Holidays per year including all Bank Holidays.
-Additional 1 day paid holiday per each year of continued employment, limited to a maximum of 5 days in addition to the Statutory allowance.
-On-site staff car parking
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