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Housing Solicitor/Supervisor

Employer
Citizens Advice Southwark
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£44,146 to £47,346 per annum
Closing date
13 Dec 2023

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Citizens Advice Southwark                                                        
Registered charity no:  1070263

“Providing free, independent, confidential and impartial advice”

Citizens Advice Southwark has a track record of delivering high-quality services from its offices in Peckham and Walworth and outreach locations across Southwark and South East London. We sort out problems together, for good, by providing free, independent, confidential and impartial advice across all areas of social welfare law, and through using the experience of our clients to bring about positive change through research and campaigns.  Join us and make a difference.

Housing Solicitor/Supervisor
Salary: NJC Salary Scale PO3 - £44,146 to £47,346 per annum
Hours: Full-time - 35 hours per week
Term:  Permanent Position  

We are looking to recruit a Housing Solicitor (or Barrister) able to supervise a Legal Aid Agency contract and undertake certificated work. You would deliver the service from both our Peckham and Walworth offices and be an expert resource for other casework supervisors across the organisation. The successful applicant will assist clients with eligible housing cases.

The role includes:

  • Ensuring the provision and development of a high quality LAA housing advice service
  • Ensuring that file management standards are met and targets are regularly monitored
  • Undertaking certificated housing casework under the contract

To be successful you will need:

  • To be a qualified solicitor (England & Wales) with a current practicing certificate or barrister who meets the Legal Aid Agency Supervisor requirements for Housing Law.
  • Have the ability to run case files in accordance with the Specialist Quality Mark.
  • A highly developed sense of legal professionalism and a commitment to access to justice with excellent client care skills.

Closing date: 10.00 a.m. Wednesday 13th December 2023

Interviews will be held on: Friday 15th December 2023

For further information and an application pack please go to https://www.citizensadvicesouthwark.org.uk/join-us/

We offer a range of employee benefits, including generous annual leave, an employer matched pension contribution up to 10% salary, and training and development opportunities to continue your professional development.

Citizens Advice Southwark is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all applicants who meet the person specification irrespective of sex, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, age, or disability.

 

 

 

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