Administrator

Luton Law Centre
16/04/2019 - 29/04/2019

Luton Law Centre is looking for an Administrator to join their small friendly team to support their caseworkers and Senior Management Team and to ensure their office runs like clockwork.

The successful applicant will be proactive and positive, organised and able to organise, imaginative, flexible, willing to extend their current skill set and above all, want to make a difference. An ability to assist with financial administration would be advantageous, although support will be provided in learning new skills.

This post is full time (35 hours per week). A job share is possible, as is a certain degree of flexibility.

The full-time salary is £18,000 to £23,000 depending on experience and qualifications.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday, 29 April 2019. Interviews will be held on Tuesday, 7 May 2019.

To apply, download the information pack here. Alternatively, you can request the documents by email to mrigby@lutonlawcentre.org.uk or telephone the office on 01582 482000.

15/04/2019 - 29/04/2019

Luton Law Centre is recruiting a Housing Solicitor/Caseworker to join their small, friendly, team. A willingness to undertake other areas of law is an advantage.

The Law Centre runs a wide range of Housing cases covered by Legal Aid including a significant amount of representation work as part of the Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme. Its Housing Caseworkers also provide advice through our specialist telephone advice line on a rota basis.

The post-holder(s) will be responsible for delivering the Law Centre's Housing Legal Aid Agency contract, participating in the rota for the Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme (as appropriate), and for providing advice through their specialist telephone advice line.

Luton Law Centre is seeking a candidate who can offer 35 hours per week. They are open to a jobshare and/or a certain degree of flexibility. Applicants should have a minimum of one year’s experience of Housing law.

The full-time salary is £25,000 - £28,000 depending on experience and qualifications.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon, Monday 29 April 2019.

Interviews will take place on 9 May 2019.

To apply, download the Information Pack and the Application Form from their website. Alternatively, you can request the documents by email to pgilson@lutonlawcentre.org.uk or telephone the office on 01582 482000.

Administrator/Receptionist

Birmingham Community Law Centre
12/04/2019 - 26/04/2019

Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives?

Central England Law Centre is the UK’s largest Law Centre, with a national reputation for innovation and excellence in its legal practice. CELC operates from two offices; a main office in Coventry city centre and a Birmingham office is based in Tyseley.

CELC is looking for a highly efficient administrator/receptionist to work from its Birmingham office, to provide excellent administrative support to its busy casework teams and a client-focused reception service.

The ability to manage a busy reception is essential, as is attention to detail, concern for accuracy, excellent organisational skills and a flexible approach to work. You will be an essential part of a friendly team providing legal advice and assistance to residents of Birmingham.

Join a team that is trying to make a difference!

This post is based at Warwick Road, Tyseley, Birmingham; 5 minutes from the railway station. Salary offered is £16,310 – £17,098 p.a., based on experience. Terms and conditions include 28 days holiday 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.

Deadline for applications is Friday, 26 April 2019. Interviews will be held on Thursday, 2 May 2019.

Central England Law Centre strives to be an equal opportunities employer. Its offices are wheelchair accessible.

09/04/2019 - 29/04/2019

The immigration team in Southwark Law Centre delivers specialist legal advice and assistance including outreach, telephone and email advice to frontline advice agencies and casework including appeals and judicial review. The need for its services has never been greater. 

The successful applicant will have at least two years recent, professional experience of providing immigration casework in a legal or advice setting and Law Society Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Level 2 or higher.

If the successful applicant is not a solicitor they will need to be regulated by OISC. Law Society Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Level 2 exempts the caseworker in the asylum and protection category for OISC regulation, but they will need to undertake OISC assessment exams at level one and three in the immigration category, if they have not already done so.

Experience of legal aid processes is desirable, but the Law Centre is not solely reliant on legal aid and it offers a high level of experience and expertise that can support professional development within the team. The Law Centre will consider more junior caseworkers for the role or a very experienced highly skilled lawyer able to take a role in the supervision of others.

Southwark Law Centre is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

This is a full-time position of 35 hours per week for a 1-year fixed term contract based in Southwark. Terms and conditions include excellent pension scheme, flexible working policy and 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays.

Salary range: NJC scale SP 28-37, being £34,127-£42,433 p.a. 

The Law Centre's policy on starting salary:

  • 1 extra scale point for a solicitor qualification
  • Relevant casework experience 0-2 years SP28 (SP29 if qualified)
  • Relevant casework experience 2-3 years SP29 (SP31 if qualified)
  • Relevant casework experience 3-4 years SP30 (SP31 if qualified)
  • Relevant casework experience 4-5 years SP31 (SP32 if qualified)
  • Relevant casework of 5 years + SP32 (SP33 if qualified)

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

Deadline for applications: Monday, 29 April at 12pm. Interviews: Friday, 10 May 2019.

 

Communications Officer

Croydon Law Centre (part of South West London Law Centres)
09/04/2019 - 03/05/2019

South West London Law Centres (SWLLC) is looking for a Communications Officer to support our work. SWLLC are open to suggestions of a part time role as well as delivery through a contracted service. As the role is a new one, they hope the ideal candidate would grow into the role and set their own agenda within the agreed framework. SWLLC have initial funding for a year but want this project and work to continue beyond this initial period.

The deadline for applications is 11am Friday 3 May 2019. Applications received after the closing date & time will not be considered.

SWLLC intend to invite the successful candidates to interview on Friday 10th May 2019.

If you would like an informal chat about the post, you can email recruitment@swllc.org to arrange a convenient time to speak. Applications should be sent to recruitment@swllc.org

Please click here for the application pack.

Senior Solicitor

Cumbria Law Centre
04/04/2019 - 26/04/2019

Cumbria Law Centre (CLC) specialises in housing, welfare benefits, debt and employment law. It is a Lexcel-accredited legal practice and is currently recruiting a Senior Solicitor.

The new Senior Solicitor will work with the Head of Centre to ensure the smooth operational running of the organisation. He or she will be in charge of a small casework team – currently numbering seven – and will need to carry a caseload of his or her own in employment matters. In time, the Senior Solicitor would also carry a housing law caseload. Personnel management and casework supervision are important aspects of the role, as are compliance matters and operating Legal Aid contracts.

The job is located in CLC offices in Carlisle and is advertised as full time but there may be some flexibility possible in terms of hours. It is imperative that candidates understand the ethos of the Law Centres movement and the role that Law Centres play in supporting social justice and that they share this philosophy of access to justice for all.

Cumbria Law Centre is a small but energetic and dynamic charity with a lively and skilled team and strong community roots. It is a great place to work and Cumbria is a great place to live.

Please refer closely to the job description and person specification provided and use the application form. CVs alone cannot be considered.

Salary: £32-34k FTE

Closing date: 26th April 2019

Interviews: Within 2 weeks of the closing date subject to availability