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Senior Caseworker – Job Description – 2024


Job Title:                    Senior Immigration Caseworker/Solicitor

Salary:                        NJC Pay Scale point 35 – £43,421 per annum (37.5 hours full time)

Hours:                         Full time – 37.5 hours per week (part time hours negotiable)

Location:                   Leeds (Mix of in office and remote working)


Deadline for receipt of applications:          09/02/2024 at 11:59pm

Contact about role:   [email protected] (Jack Dingley, Head of Casework)


Job description

Manuel Bravo Project is a charity that provides free legal representation to asylum seekers not eligible for legal aid.

The project consists of an in-house casework team undertaking asylum casework (appeals and fresh claims), an outreach project providing free initial immigration advice, and pro bono projects supported by both legal and non-legal volunteers.

We seek a level 3 registered OISC Caseworker (Or equivalent LSC accredited advisor/Solicitor) to provide representation for asylum seekers unable to obtain legal aid for their appeals and fresh claims.

The Project is registered with The Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC).

The Caseworker will be based at the Project’s main office in Leeds with a mix of in-office and remote working possible. Travel to other venues in connection with the post, for example attending the Tribunal, will be necessary from time to time.

Responsibilities may also include providing advice through our outreach service and supervision of junior staff.

Please note that this position is funded for a fixed 12 month contract, with extension expected but subject to funding.

How to apply?

Please download our job description and person specification here:

Senior Caseworker – Job Description – 2024

Applications can be made by way of a covering letter and two page CV.

The covering letter should explain your reasons for interest, and how you meet the specification criteria. Please also confirm when you could begin the post if appointed and disclose details of any criminal convictions or cautions which may relate in any way to suitability for the post.

The CV should contain:

  • Contact details;
  • Relevant qualifications;
  • Relevant background/experience;
  • References

The application deadline is Friday 09th February 2024. Email and postal applications should be received by 11:59pm on that date.

Email applications should be sent to: [email protected]

Postal applications are also accepted and should be sent to:

FAO: Jack Dingley

Manuel Bravo Project

Unity Business Centre

26 Roundhay Road



Interviews will be scheduled for the week commencing 19th February 2024.

If you have any enquiries about the post please feel free to get hold of us by emailing [email protected]