Caseworker Assistant (temporary)

€27,294 - €27,294  |  Malta

This contract is until the end of August 2020, with a high possibility of extension. 

Within this Caseworker Assistant job, you would work as a member of an international team of experts on the processing of applications for international protection, following the relevant detailed Standard Operating Procedures and EU asylum requests. Your main responsibilities include : 

  • Conducting interviews with applicants for international protection
  • Preparing opinions on applications for international protection
  • When appointed, conducting vulnerability assessments and best interest assessments
  • Contributing to drafting responses to queries from colleagues in the field and/or other documents providing guidance 
  • Liaising with the Maltese authorities for the implementation of tasks
  • Keep updated, maintain an excellent understanding of and implements all developments in guidance, quality feedback and SOPs
  • Participating in training, workshops and meetings
  • Drafting regular analytical and statistical reports of provided services and challenges
  • Performing any other tasks in the interest of the service, relevant for the specific profile

Education and Experience 

  • A degree level of education, preferably in the field of Law
  • A minimum of 3 years experience working as an asylum caseworker 
  • Experience in vulnerability procedures, in particular in the Maltese context would be an asset
  • Very good understanding of the Maltese and European migration and asylum context 


  • Possess good communication skills in English
  • Flexible enough to work in a multicultural environment
  • Able to work well both individually and in a team

This Caseworker Assistant job is with a well-established international agency based in Malta.

Given the current situation, kindly note that we are experiencing some delays from employers in their recruitment plans.  However, rest assured we are working closely with them to make sure we create the relevant pipeline of candidates for when the time is right.  Should you be interested in this vacancy, we encourage you to apply above and would like to thank you in advance for your time, patience and understanding throughout this recruitment process.

For this particular role, the use of Europass CV is highly suggested. ​

Job Reference Code: OL580

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