Immigration and Asylum Supervisor

Avon & Bristol Law Centre
15/02/2017 - 06/03/2017

21 hours per week

Fixed term contract to 31 March 2018

The Law Centre improves the lives of disadvantaged people in Bristol and across the South West by providing access to justice. Winner of The Lawyer’s award for Pro Bono Initiative of the Year, we have received national attention and acclaim for our impact.

We are looking for a flexible and enthusiastic solicitor/caseworker for our busy Immigration and Asylum team. 

You will carry out a range of Immigration & Asylum casework funded through our LAA contract and other funders.

You will also have the ability to lead, motivate and develop the team and to maximise income. 

Salary £32,499 (pro rata)

30 days’ leave per year pro rata

 

For an application pack please contact:

Avon and Bristol Law Centre

2 Moon Street

Stokes Croft

Bristol BS2 8QE

Tel: 0117 924 8662

Email:  mail@ablc.org.uk

www.ablc.org.uk

Deadline for receipt of applications:        12 noon Monday 6th March 2017

Interviews: date to be confirmed

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

Finance and Business Officer

Avon & Bristol Law Centre
10/02/2017 - 06/03/2017

28 hours per week

The Law Centre improves the lives of disadvantaged people in Bristol and across the South West by providing access to justice.

We are looking for a finance and business officer to work in-house, to replace our current external provider. 

Salary £24,000 (pro rata)

For an application pack please contact:

Avon and Bristol Law Centre

2 Moon Street

Stokes Croft

Bristol BS2 8QE

Tel: 0117 924 8662

Email:  mail@ablc.org.uk

www.ablc.org.uk

Deadline for receipt of applications:

12 noon Monday 6th March 2017

Interview date to be confirmed.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer.

06/02/2017 - 24/02/2017

Housing and Welfare Benefits for EU nationals                                                

21 hours per week

Full time Salary £35,500 per annum (pro rata £21,300)
Location: London Borough of Harrow

Deadline for applications: 5pm Friday 24th February 2017

Harrow Law Centre provides specialist legal advice & representation to combat poverty, disadvantage, discrimination and exclusion. We also work to influence local and national policy to improve public services and provision for the most vulnerable.  We use the law not only to resolve the legal problem for the individual but to achieve wider change.

We have received funding from the European Commission for targeted advice to EU nationals living in Harrow.  We want to want to appoint an experienced advice worker or solicitor to join our small team to lead on this project.  The post will include providing information, advice and advocacy in housing and welfare benefits

We have small premises in a vibrant community setting. The work is varied and challenging and we have a happy working environment with ten staff.  We specialize in social welfare law and hold Legal Aid contracts in Community Care, Housing, Immigration/Asylum, Public Law and Welfare Benefits.

Harrow Law Centre is striving to ensure our workplace reflects our principles of equality and fairness. We therefore operate a system of pay parity for all staff and applicants must be committed to this principle.

For an application pack email:  pamelafitzpatrick@harrowlawcentre.org.uk

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Evening Surgery Receptionist Morden

Merton and Sutton Law Centre (part of South West London Law Centres)
27/01/2017 - 31/03/2017

POST:                      5 hours per week

                               Tuesday and Wednesday 6.15pm to 9.15pm

                               Wimbledon - Tuesday 6.15pm-8.45pm

Salary:                     £7.70 per hour

Reports to:              Client Services Manager

Context of the Post                                        

The Evening Surgery Receptionist will be responsible for the smooth running of a busy reception desk, including signposting and referring clients to other agencies when necessary. The Evening Surgery Receptionist will be responsible for all administration tasks including maintaining the filing system, updating referral information, photocopying, recording statistics and co-ordinating a rota of volunteer advisers.

 

Working and liaising with individual solicitors and city law firms, you will enable volunteer trainee and qualified solicitors to deliver free legal advice to 4-15 individuals per evening. A total of 4,000 individuals are assisted each year across all of our locations, making it the largest pro bono clinic programme in the UK.

The person needs to have excellent client care skills, be competent communicating both orally and in writing, and have ability to work well under pressure. Previous experience in a similar role is preferable but not essential.

Applying                                                           

An application pack can be downloaded from our website at http://www.swllc.org/Vacancies.php. Please return your completed application to recruitment@swllc.org

Final closing date: ongoing ( will close as soon as a suitable candidate is found)

Money Advice Caseworker

Croydon Law Centre (part of South West London Law Centres)
27/01/2017 - 27/02/2017

SOUTH WEST LONDON LAW CENTRES

Legal Action for Local Communities

South West London Law Centres (SWLLC), one of the largest and most progressive Law Centres in the country, is seeking replace an existing money advice casework post

There is considerable demand for the work of the law centre.  We get over 60,000 calls for assistance each year and 9,000 people are helped through services delivered by SWLLC.  We help people at some of their most difficult times of their lives to resolve their legal problems.  As part of a small team of case workers and volunteers you will to resolve clients money advice issues through a mixture of casework and guided advice as part of the London- wide Capitalise project funded by the Money Advice Service. 

POST:    Money Advice Caseworker

Salary: Up to £27,267 p a scale 27 subject to experience and if qualified as a Debt Intermediary £28,049

Reports to: Debt Team Leader

Line Manages:  Volunteers assigned to the project

Functional Links: Board of Trustees, CEO, Client Services Manager, Head of Legal Practice, Finance Manager, Team Leaders, Branch Administrators

Term:    Permanent (subject to grant funding with the funder – Capitalise)

Based at: Croydon Travel to our other SW London offices as required

The closing date for the post is 5pm On Monday 27th February 2017 with interviews soon after. The post is available for a start towards the end of March 2017. If you would like to discuss the post further, please email recruitment@swllc.org. Applications should be made on our application form.

Please click here for the application form.

Please click here for the application job description & here for the organisation summary & context of the post