05/07/2020

Jobs Ads – London and Bradford

Paralegal / Caseworker (Public Law/Housing)
Anti Trafficking and Labour Exploitation Unit (ATLEU)

Job Title:       Paralegal / Caseworker

Hours:            Full Time (35 hours per week)

Salary:            £22,680 – £26,460 (includes 8% London weighting) depending on experience

Reports to:    Public Law Supervisor
Location:       London

Deadline:       9am Monday 20th July 2020

This is an exciting opportunity to join ATLEU’s legal team as a Paralegal/ Caseworker. The role involves providing public law and housing advice and representation to survivors of trafficking and slavery under a legal aid contract. The role is for someone who has a passion for law, is looking to progress quickly and has an appetite to learn how the law can be used to improve the lives of survivors of trafficking.

The ideal candidate would be someone with between 1 and 3 year’s legal experience with knowledge of or lived experience of our client group. We welcome applications from people at the start of their careers with a genuine commitment to our client group and people who may be able to draw on a range of relevant experience outside a legal office. We particularly welcome applicants from those who are significantly underrepresented in our sector, such as individuals from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities.

The Paralegal/Caseworker will provide legal and administrative support to ATLEU’s casework team, primarily in relation to public law and housing and is a fantastic opportunity to work alongside and support trafficking specialists. This is a fee earning role.

The casework will predominantly be advice on the UK’s duties to survivors of trafficking and provision for survivors through the National Referral Mechanism (the UK system for identifying and supporting survivors of trafficking) as well as carrying out judicial review work which will encompass challenges on identification and obtaining appropriate housing, subsistence and support.

An interest in working as part of a small charity team and supporting colleagues within that is important.

This position offers the right candidate an exceptional opportunity to develop their legal skills and knowledge working with ATLEU’s dynamic legal team.

We are looking for someone who can start as soon as possible.

Further information and an Application Pack can be found here: http://atleu.org.uk/job-vacancies/

 


 

Citizens Advice Bradford and Airedale and Bradford Law Centre

Current Job Opportunity: LAA Specialist Housing Worker

Citizens Advice Bradford and Airedale is a large, busy district advice service based over 3 sites in Bradford and Keighley. If you are highly organised, experienced in delivering targets within a quality assurance framework and wanting a rewarding role in a diverse and exciting organisation then this may be the job for you. The Post-holder will offer Housing law advice and representation to clients under a Legal Aid Agency contract. The post-holder may also be required to provide support in relation to housing law on other contracts.

  • Salary: £29,055 (Pro Rata £14,527) per annum plus 5% contribution to pension scheme
  • Annual Leave: 25 days plus 8 bank holidays plus 3 additional days (Pro Rata)
  • Hours: 18.5 hours per week
  • This post is based in Bradford

We are committed to working towards equal opportunities for all groups subject to discrimination.

Closing date: 9am Wednesday 15th July 2020

Interview date: Monday 27th July 2020 (candidates will be informed on Monday 20th July 2020 if selected for Interview)

Application packs are available:

From: Naj Ilyas

Email: admin@bradfordcab.com Tel: 01274-758030 between 9am – 4:00 pm. 

 

 

Giles Peaker is a solicitor and partner in the Housing and Public Law team at Anthony Gold Solicitors in South London. You can find him on Linkedin and on Twitter. Known as NL round these parts.

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