We're hiring - Specialist Support Practitioner (Immigration Law)

We're currently recruiting for a Specialist Support Practitioner to work in our EU Settlement Scheme team. Secondment accepted and full-time/part-time will be considered.

The role involves being both proactive and responsive in providing free, high quality, expert and accessible EUSS immigration advice. Providing complex immigration advice and support, expertise and guidance to the public, advisers and other agencies on complex EUSS/immigration related queries.

Job Title:

Specialist Support Practitioner (Immigration Law) - Secondment Accepted

(FT & PT)

Reporting to:

EUSS/Immigration Services Manager

Working Hours:

35 hours per week


£28,226 - £31,895 per annum plus pension

Type / Duration:

Fixed term – one year with likely extension

Special Circumstances:

Ability to be flexible and adaptable - additional hours may be necessary to meet the demands of the post (including on occasion evenings and weekends) as appropriate and/or travel within the UK (or ROI as required).

Closing Date: 31st May 2023 at 4pm

Who Are Advice NI?

Advice NI, a registered charity founded in 1995, exists to provide leadership and services to our 69 member organisations and to ensure accessible advice services across Northern Ireland.

Our Work:

We support our members in their delivery of high quality advice services by:

  • working with them to enhance standards and service delivery;
  • acting as a voice for the independent advice sector;
  • working in partnership to develop and deliver advice services.

Advice NI members, the independent advice network, offer free, independent, high quality advice on issues such as:

  • Benefits
  • Debt
  • Housing
  • Employment
  • Disability
  • Community Care
  • Consumer issues
  • EU Settlement Scheme

Advice NI also delivers a range of advice services to the public including Benefits, Personal and Business Debt, EU Settlement Scheme, Tax Credits and other HMRC services. We have a long history working to promote digital inclusion and helping people access the internet safely and with confidence. We also offer a wide range of award winning training, online and face-to-face, accredited and non-accredited. We campaign on issues raised by the independent advice network to improve the lives of people in Northern Ireland.

Advice NI is an equal opportunities employer, values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environment is, the better our work will be.

Why Work for Advice NI?

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Westfield Health/Rewards
  • Spectrum Live Gym and The Health Hub
  • Advice NI Social Committee events
  • Advice NI Wellbeing Committee events
  • Employer pension contribution
  • Access to Advice NI training
  • Annual training budget entitlement