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Administrative Officer

  • Location:

    Belfast, County Antrim

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Natasha

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:

    HQ0687_1652867809

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    29/06/2022

  • Startdate:

    01/06/22 10:02:22

Job Description

ADMINISTRATION OFFICER

ASYLUM INTAKE UNIT,
HOME OFFICE SCREENING TEAM.
BELFAST.


Registering asylum claims is a high priority role of the Home Office. It is important to not only allow asylum applicants to register their claims at the earliest opportunity but to allow people who would otherwise be destitute to access accommodation and support and to ensure that we keep the UK safe by checking the claimant's biometric information against a range of databases.

Registering asylum claims is a high priority role of the Home Office. It is important to not only allow asylum applicants to register their claims at the earliest opportunity but to allow people who would otherwise be destitute to access accommodation and support and to ensure that we keep the UK safe by checking the claimant's biometric information against a range of databases.

An Asylum Intake team was established in Belfast in early September 2020 to receive and process asylum applicants who present in NI into the UK asylum system.
The successful applicants will be required to exercise flexibility and initiative to ensure that the new intake team is fully functional as swiftly as possible.
The Asylum Intake Unit roles have been developed in order to fully support the new way of working for the NI Asylum Team.

As the successful Applicant you will: -

  • Accept asylum seeking persons into the Asylum and Intake Unit and carry out the registration process of recording biometrics, taking fingerprints and electronic photographs and completing UK Visas & Immigrations Operational Mandatory checks.
  • Conduct asylum screening and travel document interviews with asylum applicants.
  • Engage with customers efficiently and professionally, demonstrating specialist interviewing skills adhering to legal guidelines and requirements.
  • Demonstrate sound technical knowledge of CID, ensuring CID is accurately and comprehensively documented and able to issue official paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Be an enthusiastic self-starter, willing to embrace the challenges of a newly established team and work closely with others to achieve a shared goal.
  • Have a professional attitude with effective time management skills, suited to working in a busy, dynamic unit.
  • Show the ability to identify areas for improvements in quality in line with Operational Excellence.
  • Champion diversity within the unit and be a positive role model.
  • Show a flexible approach to your working hrs which will fall between 9am and 7pm.


As the successful Applicant you should have:

5 GCSE's at Grade C and above including Maths and English, good Microsoft Office skills, 1 years' experience in an office environment and hold a current Passport that will not expire within the next 6 months and have been a resident in the UK for the last 5 years continuously.


You will need to be vetted to CTC Level (Counter Terrorist Clearance) and Brook Street will complete this on your behalf.


The rate of pay is £11.23 hour and the working week is 37.5hrs.


If you would like to apply for this role, please call Natasha at Brook Street (UK) Ltd on 028 90 881100 or email your CV via the `Apply` link.

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