Case Processing Panel : recruitment of additional panel members.

To enable INIS and ORAC to carry out their functions to optimum effect and to assist in the reduction of caseloads, the current Case Processing Panel of Legal Graduates (established in 2013) is being expanded and its remit extended to process applications for refugee status and to carry out other support work.

The functions of members of the Panel will include :

 

  • carrying out interviews with applicants for refugee status under the Refugee Act, 1996 (as amended) and following the interview, preparing a detailed synopsis/report of the main issues raised at the interview;
  • interviewing applicants for subsidiary protection under the European Union (Subsidiary Protection) Regulations, 2013 (and any amendments thereto) and producing a reasoned, balanced and legally robust report to an authorised officer;
  • producing a reasoned, balanced and legally robust report/submission to an officer of the Minister on cases to be considered under Section 3 of the Immigration Act, 1999;
  • representing the Refugee Applications Commissioner at appeal hearings in respect of applications for refugee status and subsidiary protection and transfer decisions under the EU Dublin III Regulation at the Refugee Appeals Tribunal, 6-7 Hanover Street, Dublin 2.

 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 19th February, 2015 at 17:00. Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted.

Please find below links to the relevant documents.

 

Advertisement for the recruitment of panel members (Size 25KB) This document is a pdf

Case Processing Panel Information Note (Size 164KB) This document is a pdf

Case Processing Panel Application Form (Size 67KB)  MS Word Viewer

 

28 January 2015