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Exciting New Vacancies in our Law Centre

Cambridge House Law Centre Vacancies

Established in 1893, our Law Centre is one of the oldest free legal advice services in the UK.
Recognised as a Centre of Excellence we provide free expert legal advice and representation in the
areas of housing, welfare benefits, employment and public law.

We have two vacancies and warmly welcome applications from disabled people, the LGBTQ communities
and people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds.

Law Centre Manager

Salary £45,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience.
Closing date – 4 January 2019

Reporting to the Chief Executive, this role leads our legal practice. An ideal candidate will:

▪     Have strong leadership, management, collaboration and communication skills.

▪     Be an experienced solicitor with a current practising certificate that enables them to be a
named casework supervisor and training principal.

▪     Demonstrate a track record of ensuring ongoing compliance with Lexcel, Legal Aid Agency and
SRA regulations.

▪     Have handled a wide range of cases, including representation in courts and tribunals and
experience of taking cases through the higher courts.

▪     Be experienced at driving performance and achieving high billing targets.

Crisis Navigator

Salary £30,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience.
Closing date – 4 January 2019

Reporting to the Welfare and Employment Solicitor, this brand new role will provide advice and assistance
to service users who face crises in housing, welfare and/or benefits.  Our ideal candidate will:

▪     Have at least three years’ experience providing ‘client-facing’ advice and support in social
and/or public welfare, housing and/or benefits.

▪     Be an effective and inclusive communicator with experience of working with vulnerable people.

▪     Demonstrate their ability to analyse, interpret and share complex information, including
financial data.

▪     Have experience of liaising with other agencies, making referrals where appropriate and
keeping accurate case work records.

▪     Be able to conduct welfare benefits appeals in the First Tier Tribunal.

For more information and recruitment packs for both vacancies, please visit our jobs page.


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