UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON

Student Visa and Immigration Advisor

Location
Southampton, United Kingdom
Salary
£26,396 to £31,411 Per annum
Posted
22 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
05 Oct 2022
Ref
1977522NP
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Maternity Cover
Hours
Full Time

Admissions & VISAs

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £26,396 to £31,411 Per annum
Full Time Fixed Term (07/07/2023- maternity cover)
Closing Date:  Wednesday 05 October 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1977522NP

Student Visa and Immigration Advisor (Maternity cover)

This is an exciting opportunity to join the highly motivated, high performing Visa & Immigration Student Advice Service (VISAS Team) at the University of Southampton. 

The work of the Visa and Immigration Student Advice Service (VISAS Team) covers:  

  • Visa and immigration guidance – assisting students and their dependants
  • Compliance and reporting – monitoring academic engagement and ensuring that the University and its students remain compliant with Home Office regulations, conducting Right to Study checks and reporting changes to the Home Office 
  • CAS issuance and ATAS

VISAS works closely with the Admissions, Student Hub, Student Records and other professional services.

The ideal candidate will be a highly organised team player with a good knowledge of the Higher Education sector and up to date knowledge of issues impacting international students within Higher Education.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively and persuasively to staff, customers and other stakeholders. 

This role involves planning for key University events; previous events management experience is therefore desirable.

The successful candidate will need to be cleared by the Home Office to handle Biometric Residence Permits (BRP) so will need to be a UK national or have ILR or have EU Pre-settled/Settled status.

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sian Gale (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk. Please quote reference 1977522NP on all correspondence.

As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work.  

With a generous holiday allowance as well as additional university closure days we are committed to supporting our staff and students and open to a flexible working approach.

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