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Job ad: open access coordinator and OISC supervisor, Praxis

Job ad: open access coordinator and OISC supervisor, Praxis

Open Access Coordinator and OISC Supervisor

  • Location: Office based (Bethnal Green) and remote working
  • Job Type: Full time – 35 hours
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Salary: £35,946 (NJC 28, inclusive of London Weighting for London based post)
  • Deadline: Midday 27th October 2021
  • Interviews: 1st November 2021

We are looking for an experienced project coordinator and OISC supervisor OISC L2 (OISC L3 desirable) or solicitor with equivalent qualification for an exciting position leading our Open Access immigration advice service for migrants at risk.

Praxis is a dynamic, award-winning human rights charity supporting migrants in crisis or at-risk, ensuring that their essential human needs are met and that they are able to overcome the barriers they face. We have more than 35 years of experience working with migrant communities, and in 2019 we supported around 2,000 people through expert legal advice, housing and peer support. Our holistic approach supports people away from a point of crisis and destitution towards safety, economic independence, social engagement and greater emotional wellbeing. 

The post holder will manage and supervise a team of OISC level 2 immigration advisors providing specialist immigration advice and casework to migrants at risk in London, with a special provision for Tower Hamlets residents.

You will play a key role in coordinating this project, ensuring our service reaches those in most need. You will hold a small caseload of cases feeding into our advocacy and campaign work.

We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage applications from those with lived experience of migration, and from diverse applicants regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital/civil partnership status, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, or pregnancy/maternity leave status. 

For further details, please see the job description, and to find out more information about this role, please contact Daniel Ashwell at daniel.ashwell@praxis.org.uk.

To apply, please complete the application form and email your completed application to recruitment@praxis.org.uk.   

The Free Movement blog was founded in 2007 by Colin Yeo, a barrister at Garden Court Chambers specialising in immigration law. The blog provides updates and commentary on immigration and asylum law by a variety of authors.