The primary aim is to deliver practical support to vulnerable or at-risk EU Citizens and their family members ("Citizens") to help them make their EU Settlement Scheme ("Scheme") application by 30 June 2021.
As part of this, the project will aim to:
Identify and target vulnerable and at-risk Citizen, providing direct immigration advice, through a risk-based approach, while supporting new technical assistance models (Outcome 1)
Set the framework and establish robust systems to deliver smooth and effective advice and information
Ensure there are strong incentives and capability to deliver high standards of capacity building among civil society organisations (Outcome 2)
Monitor the Citizens understanding of the Scheme and satisfaction with the service (Outcome 3)
Overall Objectives of the Post:
The AIRE Centre is looking to recruit a dedicated project manager to achieve the aims and outcomes of the project.
The post holder will also be expected to look at how we deliver this advice and information work, ensuring that vulnerable or at risk EU nationals who may be unaware of the EUSS or find it difficult to access, are assisted to do so through traditional and innovative models of service delivery.
Management and development of the EUSS support service (40%)
To manage and supervise a dedicated advice service providing phone, written, and face to face advice, to vulnerable EU migrants and other support organisations and NGO's, as well as advocates and legal advisors on the EU settled status scheme.
Making use of online platforms (such as interactive webinars, video-conferencing and mobile and web-based apps), and by which EU nationals and their family members can access information about the Scheme and be supported in applying through the Scheme for settled status;
Developing self-help and information materials targeted at vulnerable/at risk individuals
Supporting the development of public legal education tools around the EUSS in order to offer solutions and practical assistance at the level most appropriate to different client groups;
Producing a physical and Digital report collating the experiences of the project which can be used and promoted amongst high level stakeholders to demonstrate - through case studies, statistics and personal accounts and recommendations - that vulnerable and at-risk Citizens are more aware of the scheme than previously, feel better supported to apply, and are able to submit applications
Managing Legal Caseworker Interns and external support/providers.
Organising events and partnership building (trainings, workshops, meetings with law and policy makers) (40%)
Working with our project partners to arrange application workshops in various areas of the UK
Working with Embassies and Consulates to identify and assist vulnerable or at risk EU nationals to be able to use the Scheme
Organise a focus group with Citizens/Organsiations to identify experiences and issues faced directly by the target groups
Organise a conference on the grant work undertaken on Settled Status, bringing together NGO's, organisations, lawyers and those supporting Citizens.
Public Information Session for EU Citizens
Project Management and the promotion of the Advice Line and its outputs (15%)
Promoting the work of the project through the website, social media and other marketing tools;
Updating relevant website pages as appropriate;
Promoting the project's outputs;
Managing the budget for the project ensuring all reporting deadlines are met and that relevant documentation is kept to "audit level" standards;
Working with the finance team at the AIRE Centre to ensure all tasks related to the finance elements of the project are completed and that all evidence of financial aspects of the project is properly recorded/filed.
Reporting to project funders (5%)
Preparation of the interim and final reports to project funder
A high level of written and spoken English
A qualified lawyer (preferably in a UK jurisdiction) with experience of practising immigration law in the UK, or an accredited caseworker to OISC level 2
Knowledge of EU free movement, and/or domestic immigration law
Ability to carry out workshop application surgeries
Experience of project management within the charity sector
Experience of budget management
Willingness to attend events during non-work hours occasionally
Willingness to travel (within the UK)
Excellent IT skills (Microsoft Office)
Strong prioritisation skills and ability to manage own workload
Ability to work flexibly
Strong empathy with The AIRE Centre's values and mission
A project management qualification (for example Prince 2)
Previous experience working with CRM systems (for example Salesforce)
Experience of grant funding and ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with a government department funder
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