2 day a week Generalist Caseworker

Hackney Community Law Centre
16/07/2014 - 08/08/2014

Salary – £25,000 pro rata

Key duties:

  • To provide a weekly outreach advice service at the Pop-Up clinic at Hackney Central Library (every Monday).
  • To provide an effective and efficient generalist telephone advice service to the public, operating within the aims, policies and principles of the HCLC service.
  • To work alongside a team of volunteer telephone advisers to deliver the service and support the service manager in identifying and meeting their training and development needs.
  • To provide Advice Session Supervision cover on occasion.

For an informal discussion please telephone Diane Morrison on 0208 985 5236.

For an application pack email bella@hclc.org.uk stating clearly your email subject “Generalist Caseworker Recruitment”.

Applications should be emailed to Bella Donnelly at: bella@hclc.org.uk by 5pm on Friday 8th August 2014.

Interviews will take place on Friday 22nd August 2014.

Debt Caseworker

Coventry Law Centre
15/07/2014 - 04/08/2014

Salary negotiable up to £24,000 based on experience

We seek an experienced caseworker to manage a specialist debt advice caseload.

Coventry has one of England’s largest Law Centres; it is funded by Coventry City Council and the Legal Aid Agency, as well as The Baring Foundation, Lankelly Chase, Scottish Power, Coventry Building Society, Whitefriars Housing Group and others. With a reputation for excellence, we provide specialist legal advice & representation to combat disadvantage, discrimination and exclusion. We also aim to influence local and national policy to improve public services for the most vulnerable - we use the law to achieve change.

Our clients are experiencing increased pressures on their household income and demand for debt advice has never been higher - and Coventry Law Centre intends to maintain significant involvement in this area of work. We anticipate increased demand for our expertise as the Government continues to implement its planned policy changes.

Our debt advice team is established and well respected. You will handle a manageable caseload and you will be part of a team that is trying to make a difference.

We operate from city centre offices, and our terms and conditions include 35 days holiday, flexible working hours and pension scheme membership

For an application pack download the relevant documents below.

Applications may be submitted by post or by email to narinder.shergill@covlaw.org.uk

Closing date: 10.00am, Monday 4th August 2014. Interviews will be on Friday 8th August 2014.

We strive to be an equal opportunities employer. Our offices are wheelchair accessible. African-Caribbean people are under represented in our workforce and we particularly welcome applications from suitably qualified persons. 


Reception Administrator (part time)

Avon and Bristol Law Centre
04/07/2014 - 12/08/2014

Avon and Bristol Law Centre has a proud history of providing legal advice and representation to people most in need and an exciting future in developing our services and working with partner agencies.

We are seeking a Part Time Reception Administrator

to join our charity who is able to assist in running an excellent reception service for our clients and support our staff and volunteers. 

The successful candidate will have reception experience and proven administrative and organisational ability, excellent communication skills and the ability to work using their own initiative to manage their own workload.

Entitlements 

  • 20 hours per week: 10:00 – 14:00 Monday - Friday
  • Salary £17,510 pro-rata (actual £10,005)
  • 30 days leave per year pro-rata and 7% Employer Pension Contribution

How to apply 

For further information and an application pack:

www.ablc.org.uk or email mail@ablc.org.uk or phone 0117 924 8662 

No CVs - only completed application forms will be considered

Deadline and Interview dates 

Closing date:  12 noon on Monday 4 August 2014

Interviews: Tuesday 12 August 2014

 

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer

04/07/2014 - 31/07/2014

Bury Law Centre is recruiting an experienced caseworker to join our established Housing Team. We want a housing worker who meets the LAA supervisory criteria or would be capable of meeting the criteria within a short time period. The hours are Monday to Friday, 35 hpw: we also invite applications for working part time hours that would enable us to fulfil our commitments.  

The successful candidate will provide high quality advice and representation to the Law Centre’s clients, and supervision and compliance with the Legal Aid Agency contract.  S/he must be a supportive and creative team worker, interested in providing innovative housing advice outside of Legal Aid and be capable of being self-servicing.  Secretarial support is also available for some case work as needed across the Law Centre team.

We run a wide range of housing cases covered by Legal Aid certificates, a significant amount of representation work and we run the housing court duty scheme. The successful candidate(s) will be involved with other staff in new, project -funded housing work with community partners which will provide services outside the legal aid framework.

The Advice Transition programme has increased the close and positive co-operation with other Bury advice agencies and two of the Transition Development team are based at the Law Centre. The Law Centre has always worked well with and is central to, the advice systems in Bury. We have a volunteer scheme and run an evening clinic hosted by volunteer lawyers. This is a dynamic time and opportunity for an enthusiastic person(s) to develop a mixed range of collaborative advice services in the future.

For an application pack please email the contact below. The pack will also be available shortly from the Law Centre website. In line with our recruitment policy, only applications prepared using the application pack will be considered: CVs cannot be a substitute.  

Closing date: not earlier than end July:will be confirmed in Application pack

Salary: within the range £26,000 – 31,000 pa, pro rata to 35 hpw: starting salary dependent on experience  

Location:  Bury

Contact:  Joanne Tucci

Address: Bury Law Centre, 8 Bank Street, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0DL http://www.burylawcentre.co.uk

Telephone: 0161 272 0666

Email:   j.tucci@burylawcentre.co.uk

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