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Immigration Officer

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Immigration officers work in the Civil Service, for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI), part of the Home Office (formerly UK Border Agency). They deal with people entering the UK either temporarily or permanently and enforce immigration laws.

The Work

You would work in a specific role, such as Asylum Operations Decision Maker or Resettlement Case Worker.

Throughout different roles, you could be:

Pay

As an immigration officer your starting salary would be £23,447 a year rising to £26,966 a year with experience. There is extra allowances for working shifts and unsocial hours (London pay range - £27,001 to £31,051).

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Job vacancies are advertised in the press and on the Civil Service jobs website.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
4543
1 %
RISE
2024
4588
  United Kingdom
2019
50402
0.6 %
RISE
2024
50702

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

More Information

UK Visas and Immigration has a workforce of 7,500 people based in locations around the UK and abroad.

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Civil Service Jobs
Website: https://www.civilservicejobs.service.gov.uk

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