Job Details What you need to know

10 August 2021
Home Office
Location: Flexible
Salary: London: £28,654 - £31,519
Salary: National: £24,883 - £27,372 (London: £28,654 - £31,519)
Working pattern: Flexible working, Full-time, Job share, Part-time
Location: Belfast, Bootle, Cardiff, Feltham, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Sheffield, Solihull, Staines

Is the role of an asylum operations decision maker the right one for you?

There are key personal attributes that we are looking for in our decision makers. If you answer yes to the below questions, then this role could be perfect…

•Are you inquisitive? The role requires getting to grips with policy and guidance including a lot of reading. Do you enjoy individual learning and formulating arguments/decisions based on extensive research? Do you like getting into the detail, often drawing on information from a wide range of resources?
•Are you emotionally resilient? You will be interviewing some of the most vulnerable people in society, hearing their stories and then formulating a decision. Can you remain empathetic and professional whilst dealing with these potentially traumatised individuals on a daily basis?
•Can you work at pace? Do you enjoy a fast-paced, targeted environment whilst maintaining a high-quality customer service?

The work that you undertake is life-changing and in order to achieve your best you will be supported, coached and mentored by an experienced team and given full training enabling you to make considered, timely and fair decisions made in line with Home Office policy, guidance and with reference to relevant country information and case law.

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