25/10/2016 - 14/11/2016

22 Hours per week

Starting Salary £30,525 Pro Rata

NJC scale SP 31- 42

Fixed term 1 year

Southwark Law Centre is seeking to recruit an experienced immigration caseworker based at our busy office in Peckham. The post is funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and is a partnership with Project 17 (an organisation that works with families experiencing exceptional poverty to improve their access to local authority support). The caseworker will primarily provide consultancy and take referrals requiring specialist immigration advice from the Project 17 advice team.

The post is initially for 1 year, with the possibility of an extension subject to the Law Centre securing ongoing funding. 

You will work as part of a highly skilled staff team that also provide specialist advice in housing, welfare rights, employment and public law. 

You will provide expert advice, advocacy, casework and Tribunal representation. 

You will have Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Level 2 or higher, and at  least 2 years recent, professional experience of providing immigration casework in a legal or advice setting, including representation at tribunals. 

You will be aware of continuing changes to immigration and asylum law and practice. You will have a clear understanding of the application of Judicial Review immigration and asylum cases. 

Southwark Law Centre is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.   

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service and any other relevant employment checks. 

Terms and conditions include: 

  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working policy
  • 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays (pro rata) 

For an application pack please visit: www.southwarklawcentre.org.uk 

Closing date for applications: Monday 14th November 2016, 12 noon

Interviews: Monday 21st November 2016

05/10/2016 - 04/11/2016

Citizens Advice Bradford & Airedale and Bradford Law Centre is a large, busy district bureau based over 4 sites in Bradford, Shipley and Keighley. If you are highly organised, experienced in delivering targets within a quality assurance framework and wanting a rewarding role in a diverse and exciting organisation then we have the following job opportunities available:

Current vacancies:

Immigration & Asylum Supervisor

Salary £27,924 plus 5% contribution to pension scheme

37 hours p/w based in our Manor Row office in Bradford but working across the Bradford & Airedale district as required.

The Post-holder will offer Asylum law advice and representation to clients under a Legal Aid Agency contract. The post-holder may also be required to provide support in relation to immigration/asylum law on other contracts.

We are committed to working towards equal opportunities for all groups subject to discrimination.

Closing date for this post is 5pm on Friday November 4th 2016.

Application packs are available:

From: Naj

Email: admin@bradfordcab.com

Tel: 01274-758030 between 9am – 4:00 pm.  

22/09/2016 - 28/10/2016

Lambeth Law Centre are looking for an experienced housing solicitor to join their dynamic team to provide high quality legal advice and representation to the people of Lambeth. 

LLC's housing casework is largely LAA funded work with some advice work funded by Lambeth Council. They run the Lambeth County Court Housing Possession Duty Scheme. Their team is well respected across the advice sector and amongst housing activists across the borough.

LLC is looking for a bright dedicated housing solicitor with at least 4 years PQE experience who is committed to working within a team and wants to get involved in a range of exciting work. They are also looking for someone with the experience or potential to lead their housing team in conjunction with their Senior Solicitor.

You will need to have not less than 4 years experience of managing a caseload of mainly publicly funded work, including legal help and legal aid certificated work, and some advocacy experience. 

Salary: between £32,480 to £37,548 depending on qualification, experience and ability to lead the team. 

Please apply for full details and an application pack to: The Administrator, Lambeth Law Centre, Unit 4 The Co op Centre, 11 Mowll Street, London SW9 6BG. Alternatively, email admin@lambethlawcentre.org or telephone 0207 7840 2008.

Closing date for applications: Friday 28th October 2016. 

Lambeth Law Centre is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 
16/06/2016 - 14/11/2016

Salary: £16,800  Pro Rata £28,000 per annum

Working hours: 21 hours

Ealing Law Centre has recently secured grant funding to allow us to expand Welfare benefits advice and representation service. We are looking for an enthusiastic Welfare Benefits caseworker who can help us grow and expand our services to local residents. The Law Centre currently provides advice in Housing, Immigration and Welfare Benefits. We have Legal Aid contracts in Housing and Immigration and receive grant funding for our Welfare Benefits work.

This is an exciting time for the Law Centre. We have got new grant funding secured for the next three years.  We are looking for someone who is keen to use their Welfare Benefits experience in a Law Centre setting.

The successful candidate will conduct casework up to and including Tribunal representation and also assist with a Welfare Benefits advice line. The postholder will be expected to be proactive in developing links with the local community and in providing training to first tier advice services in the area.

Ealing Law Centre is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all candidates who meet the person specification regardless of age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability or race.

For an application pack email: info@ealinglaw.org.uk

Closing date: 5pm Monday 14 November 2016 

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