Southwark Law Centre is looking for a Director!
Southwark Law Centre is committed to tackling poverty, destitution and discrimination by providing high quality legal services to a diverse and disadvantaged community. SLC's specialist areas of law are housing, immigration/asylum, employment and welfare rights.
SLC targets the prevention of homelessness, destitution, discrimination, breaches of human rights and poverty. It provides training on legal rights and legal support to local advice and community agencies and campaign to influence law, policy, practice and promote human and civil rights.
The Law Centre has highly regarded, dedicated staff and strong support from our funders, volunteers and communities. In challenging times it is a vibrant Law Centre beating the odds to be a major champion for people in need.
The Director is a crucial role for the Law Centre. You will have an in-depth understanding of the role of Law Centres in the provision of legal services and access to justice. Knowledge of the legal/advice sector and the problems facing the community served by the Law Centre is also essential for this post.
With the support of the Trustee Board and management team, you will have the ability to lead the organisation, plan and deliver for the future. You will have responsibility for securing funding, delivering our contracts and projects. You will be the ambassador for our organisation, our work and have a vital role in developing our existing strong partnerships.
Salary is: £40,896 to £47,283 p.a. (NJC Spinal Point 43 – 50). Terms and conditions include:
- Excellent Pension Scheme
- 36 hour working week (candidates wishing to job share/work part time will be considered)
- Flexible working policy
- 30 days’ holiday
Southwark Law Centre is an equal opportunities employer. Applications are particularly welcome from members of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) population as the Law Centre is seeking to increase their participation at senior level within the organisation.
Download an application pack below or visit SLC's website at www.southwarklawcentre.org.uk.
Closing date is 5pm on 1st June 2015. Interviews will be held on 11th June 2015.