23/10/2018 - 09/11/2018

Suffolk Law Centre, the UK’s newest Law Centre, is seeking a housing law legal aid caseworker to start and build the Centre’s housing law team and to build projects and partnerships across Suffolk and beyond.

Suffolk Law Centre is a part of the Ipswich and Suffolk Council for Racial Equality (ISCRE) group of charities and works very closely with the other parts of ISCRE.

Ipswich has a vibrant legal, non-profit and cultural community and excellent transport links to London. The delights of the Suffolk coast and countryside are within easy reach, and house prices significantly lower than London/home-counties.

This is an exciting chance for you to build a team and to help create the Law Centre that you want to work in.

Salary: up to £30,000 p.a. for a caseworker (may be negotiable if meets housing legal aid supervisor requirements).

This position is for an initial fixed-term contract of one year with the potential to be extended subject to funding. A job share arrangement may be accommodated. 

For an application pack, please email office@suffolklawcentre.org.uk or telephone 01473 408 111.

Deadline for applications: 5pm on Friday, 9th November 2018. Interviews will be held in the week commencing 26th November 2018. Start date: to commence as soon as possible.

Suffolk Law Centre is an equal opportunities employer.

 

19/10/2018 - 02/11/2018

Haringey Law Centre is recruiting a part-time Welfare Benefits Research/Campaigner:

  • 2 days (flexible) per week
  • £30,000 (pro rata: 2-year fixed contract)

Please email ruth@haringeylawcentre.org.uk or call 020 8808 5354 to request a job description and further details.

Closing date: Friday 2 November 2018

Administrator/Receptionist

Haringey Law Centre
19/10/2018 - 02/11/2018

Haringey Law Centre is recruiting an Administrator/Receptionist:

  • 5 days per week
  • £28,000 (pro rata-6 month contract)

Please email ruth@haringeylawcentre.org.uk or call 020 8808 5354 to request a job description and further details.

Closing date: Friday 2 November 2018

Housing/Welfare Caseworker

Haringey Law Centre
19/10/2018 - 02/11/2018

Haringey Law Centre is recruiting a part-time Housing/Welfare Caseworker:

  • 2 days per week
  • £25,000 (pro rata: 6-month contract)

Please email ruth@haringeylawcentre.org.uk or call 020 8808 5354 to request a job description and further details.

Closing date:  Friday 2 November 2018

Housing Supervisor

Tower Hamlets Law Centre
15/10/2018 - 04/11/2018

Tower Hamlets Law Centre helps some of the most vulnerable people in London’s East End. Since its foundation in 1975, it has earned a fine reputation amongst clients and supporters as skilled and determined legal advisers to the local community.

The Law Centre is now seeking a supervisor to lead its busy housing team and help it to build it for the future.

You will need to have at least three years' full-time recent experience of housing law casework and representation, covering a wide range of cases and meeting the LAA supervisor standard for housing law. Just as importantly, you will be an effective manager of others with a collaborative approach to your work.

Salary: Up to £35,000 p.a. + generous terms and conditions.

Please email recruitment@thlc.co.uk to request an application pack.

The closing date for applications is Sunday, 4 November 2018.

Director

Lambeth Law Centre
12/10/2018 - 31/10/2018

Lambeth Law Centre is recruiting a new director. Over the past few years, Lambeth Law Centre has managed to continue offering a valued specialist service and has grown despite the difficult funding environment. Now the Law Centre is looking for a director to lead the organisation, consolidate their achievements and develop a vision for the future. 

Lambeth Law Centre advises on housing, debt and welfare benefits, and employment law and has recently expanded the areas of law it covers to include public law. The Law Centre has also expanded its service to help not just individuals in need but also to support a range of other organisations.

LLC also strives to achieve policy change and its legal victories that have improved the lives of many more people. A new director will bring their own skills to strengthen our structure and performance, consolidate the Law Centre's position and increase the impact of its work.

Salary:  £42,000-47,000 depending on experience

Closing date for applications: cob 31 October 2018

For full details and an application pack please email admin@lambethlawcentre.org
or write to:

The Office Manager, Lambeth Law Centre
Unit 4 The Coop Centre, 11 Mowll Street, London SW9 6BG
Tel: 020 7840 2008

Lambeth Law Centre is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Caseworker/Solicitor - Housing/Community Care/Welfare Benefits

Wandsworth Law Centre (part of South West London Law Centres)
04/10/2018 - 04/04/2019

South West London Law Centres (SWLLC) one of the largest and most progressive Law Centres in the country is seeking a number of caseworkers or solicitors. They are looking for caseworkers or solicitors who have experience of housing, community care and or welfare benefits, to work in their Wandsworth or Kingston offices.

The Law Centre is looking to expand its capacity. There are currently 7 solicitors in the housing team, one trainee and two paralegals across our 4 branch offices. They run a wide range of housing covered by legal aid, including a significant amount of representation work as part of the housing court duty schemes including the court in Kingston, Croydon and Wandsworth.

SWLLC is now looking for an energetic lawyer who can expand their work. They are considering looking further at a range of fixed fees and conditional fee agreements for areas that have now gone out of scope of legal did.

Salary: Competitive

Reports to: Head of Legal Practice

Term: Permanent

Based at: Wandsworth or Kingston upon Thames - travel may be required to SWLLC's other branch offices and court duty schemes it operates.

Please click here for the application pack and apply with your CV and a cover letter to recruitment@swllc.org.

There is no closing date for applications and recruitment will continue until the post is filled. The post is available for an immediate start. If you would like to discuss the post further, please email recruitment@swllc.org.

Legal Practice Manager

Southwark Law Centre
01/10/2018 - 29/10/2018

Southwark Law Centre is seeking to recruit an experienced Legal Practice Manager based at their busy office in Peckham.

21 hours a week
Salary: SP 36-40 £34,939-£38,767 pro rata


The key aim of the role is to support the senior management of the Law Centre to ensure the operational efficiency of the organisation, including effective financial and legal aid contract management.


You will need :

  • At least 2 years experience of being responsible for Legal Help billing
  • At least 2 years experience of financial management in a legal advice setting
  • An understanding of Lexcel requirements
  • Familiarity with SRA regulatory requirements and ethics guidance.
  • Understanding of data protection legislation and how it relates to the work of the Law Centre
  • A commitment to the aims, principles and policies of Southwark Law Centre

Terms and conditions include:

  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working policy
  • 30 days’ holiday
  • Opportunities to learn new skills

For an application pack please go to: www.southwarklawcentre.org.uk

Closing date for applications: Monday 29th October
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 7th November