Business expansion
United Kingdom
North West; Merseyside; Sefton
Location of affected unit(s)
Public Administration And Defence
Public Administration And Defence; Compulsory Social Security
Administration Of The State And The Economic And Social Policy Of The Community
84.11 - General public administration activities

140 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
10 April 2017
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


The Home Office is reported to be hiring 140 new workers at its site in Bootle, Merseyside. The vacancies are for roles in the UK Visas & Immigration Directorate processing asylum seeker applications and will pay between GBP 23,000 and GBP 26,000 (€ 27,340 and € 30,900)  per annum based on a 37 hour working week. The jobs are being advertised on fixed term contracts of 12 or 18 months. It is not being reported when the jobs will be filled, though there will be a training course for successful applicants in June 2017.  


  • 10 April 2017: Liverpool Echo


Eurofound (2017), The Home Office, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 90857, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/90857.