Administrator

Coventry Law Centre
15/12/2020 - 20/01/2021

Central England Law Centre (CELC) is the UK’s largest Law Centre, with a national reputation for innovation and excellence in its legal practice. Kids in Need of Defense UK is a pro bono project, run by Central England Law Centre, which operates across four legal advice charities in the UK. CELC' specialist immigration lawyers train and supervise corporate lawyers so that they can provide children with free legal representation in their citizenship and immigration matters. You can find out more about the project at www.kidsinneedofdefense.org.uk.

CELC would like to appoint an enthusiastic and efficient administrator to work from their Coventry Office to support the running of Kids in Need of Defense UK. Your role will involve processing referrals to the project, dealing with enquiries from potential clients and referral agencies, arranging appointments with pro bono lawyers and setting up new clients on our case management system.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to make a difference by supporting the work of a project working to uphold children’s rights. The work is varied and interesting and you will have the opportunity to develop your skills.

Join an organisation that is to making a difference to everyday life for some of the most vulnerable people in our community.

This post is based at CELC's Coventry Office, which is in Coventry city centre, 5 minutes from the railway station. Terms and conditions include 28 days holiday plus 8 statutory days (pro rata), and pension scheme membership.

  • Part time 25 hours per week
  • £18,449 Salary

For an application pack, click here.

Applications may be submitted by post or by email to recruitment@centralenglandlc.org.uk

Closing date: 15 January 2021
Interviews: 20 January 2021

CELC strive to be an equal opportunities employer. CELC's offices are wheelchair accessible.

04/11/2020 - 18/01/2021

Central England Law Centre (CELC) is the UK’s largest Law Centre, with a national reputation for innovation and excellence in its legal practice. CELC is a charity that provides free legal advice, operating from its main office in Coventry City Centre and its Birmingham office in Tyesley. CELC currently employs over 60 staff and work with volunteers and students from local universities.

The Law Centre is looking to appoint a Community Care Solicitor / Caseworker to join their Health & Social Care Team to work on an exciting new project: Rights in Peril, which concerns the impact of Care Act ‘easements’ on health and social care service-users and their carers.

This post is based at its Coventry Office and you will:

  1. analyse the impact of Care Act ‘easements’ on health and social care service-users and their carers;
  2. represent of clients whose assessments, support plans or packages appear to have been affected by easements (whether they were formally in operation or not); and
  3. develop insights and expertise to enable Central England Law Centre to meaningfully contribute locally and nationally to the debate about the future of social care post-pandemic and the role of legal rights within the social care framework.

This is a fantastic opportunity to play an essential role in a friendly organisation that is trying to make a difference to the lives of those people in our communities that are most vulnerable.

This project is initially funded for 12 months but there may be an opportunity for the role to continue subject to future funding secured.

  • Part time x 3 days (22.5 hours) per week
  • Salary £28,033-£32,907 FTE  pro rata depending on experience

This post can be primarily based at either the office in Birmingham (Tyseley) or in Coventry (city centre location) both benefiting from easy access to public transport connections. The role will require flexibility to work across and visit both offices for supervision and business/project needs as required. Due to the current COVID situation, Law Centre staff are currently working at home when they can and coming into our offices and attending court on as needed basis.

Our terms and conditions include flexible working hours; 28 days holiday (rising to 35 days after 5 years’ service) pro rate, plus 8 statutory days and pension scheme membership.

For an application pack please email recruitment@centralenglandlc.org.uk. Applications may be submitted by post or by email to recruitment@centralenglandlc.org.uk.

Closing date: 20 November 2020
Interviews: w/c 30 November 2020

CELC strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer.