Executive Officer Asylum Intake Unit

  • Location
    Solihull, West Midlands
  • Salary
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector Administration
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

We require Executive Officers to fill a 3 month temporary role with the Asylum Intake Unit (AIU).

The AIU gather all relevant information about an individual and their journey to the UK and is the first point of contact for asylum applicants who make their claim in the country. As such, the AIU perform a vital role in assisting Asylum Seekers establish stability and security.

Candidates applying for role must be compassionate and insightful as this is a frontline position where you will be dealing 1to1 with asylum seekers who may be vulnerable.

You will be required to conduct initial screening interviews to ascertain an applicant's identity, travel history and entry to the United Kingdom, to include any safeguarding referrals for vulnerable asylum applicants and NRM referrals and to ensure customers are respectfully and professionally interviewed in consideration of their needs, irrespective of age, gender, sexual orientation, physical ability, ethnic origin, race or religion.

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience of working in AIU would be advantageous but not essential as training will be given

  • Must be able to deliver at pace whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy.

  • Must be able to deliver a high-quality effective service for all asylum applicants and stakeholders to the Asylum Intake Unit

  • Ensure customers are respectfully and professionally dealt with in consideration of their needs

  • Must be able to provide a courteous and knowledgeable response to all enquiries

  • A good knowledge of Excel and Microsoft word is desirable.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Maxine Barnard