We’re recruiting for an Immigration Paralegal

We’re looking for a highly motivated and accredited Immigration/Asylum Paralegal (minimum OISC Level 1) to join our award-winning team.

The successful candidate will take part in a six-month EUSS project with the opportunity to obtain further accreditation. The role may extend beyond the six months with the opportunity to progress into asylum and immigration casework dependant on the candidate and available funding.

Our friendly, experienced and highly respected immigration team was awarded the Legal Aid Team of the Year – Solicitors Journal Awards in 2017 and we regularly get referrals from the Refugee Council, Helen Bamber Foundation and Freedom from Torture (Medical Foundation). We have a strong emphasis on quality, and our immigration team was rated as ‘excellent’ in a Legal Aid Peer Review earlier this year.

We can offer flexible working and generous benefits.

  • Salary: Up to £24,000 p.a., according to experience
  • Term: Six-month fixed term with possible extension for a proficient candidate
  • Reports to: Immigration Team Leader and project partners of EUSS project; SWLLC Caseworker/Volunteers within the immigration team, Senior Management Team and Branch Administrators.
  • Based at: Croydon with outreach and delivery at other locations

For more details and how to apply, please download our application pack. Completed application forms should be emailed to recruitment@swllc.org before 12 noon on Monday 12 October.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact recruitment@swllc.org.