The housing team at Southwark Law Centre (SLC) delivers specialist legal advice and assistance including telephone and email advice for frontline advice agencies and casework including appeals and judicial review. The majority of their caseload involves homeless applications and preventing evictions. The need for their services has never been greater.
SLC are seeking to recruit a part time housing caseworker/solicitor to be based at their second office in central Lewisham. This office is co-located with Citizens Advice Lewisham.
The successful applicant will have two years recent, professional experience of providing housing casework in a legal or advice setting.
You will also demonstrate experience of working on a Legal Aid housing contract.
Terms and conditions include:
- 21 Hours per week
- Based at Lewisham Law Service
- Salary range NJC scale SP 28-37 £34,127-£42,433 (Pro-Rata)
- 1 Year’s fixed term contract
- Excellent Pension Scheme
- Flexible working policy
- 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays pro rata
For an application pack please visit: www.southwarklawcentre.org.uk
If you would like an informal discussion about the role please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: Thursday 30 July 12 noon
Interviews held: Monday 10 August (by Zoom)
Southwark Law Centre is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who believe they fit the essential key skills and abilities required of the role. They encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex (gender) and sexual orientation.