Caseworkers

Organisation
JustRight Scotland LLP
Reference
VAC-13439
Contract Type
Full-Time / Part-Time
Practice Area
Civil Court Litigation, Human Rights
Location
Glasgow (with travel around Scotland)
Salary
£20,000 PA on a pro-rata basis
PQE
N/A
The Scottish Women’s Rights Centre (SWRC) is expanding and JustRight Scotland (JRS) are seeking two female caseworkers

Job Description

The Scottish Women’s Rights Centre (SWRC) is expanding and JustRight Scotland (JRS) are seeking two female caseworkers to join the SWRC team. The SWRC is a unique collaborative project which aims to improve outcomes for women in Scotland who have experienced gender-based violence, bringing together the expertise of Rape Crisis Scotland, the University of Strathclyde Law Clinic and our experienced team of human rights lawyers at JRS.

JRS are seeking two caseworkers to work under the supervision of SWRC solicitors to assist its solicitors with its frontline outreach and legal casework as well as its work in pubic legal education, training, research and policy.

A degree is essential, a law degree preferred, as is a demonstrable interest in human rights, tackling gender inequality and social justice.

These posts provide a unique opportunity for individuals to gain experience in gender and human rights based legal practice, including strategic litigation, and would be of interest to people seeking to go on to work within the social justice sector.           

Contract One full time (35 hours) and one part time (17.5 hours), job share would be considered

Benefits  Flexible working, 37.5 days holidays (inclusive of public holidays) on a pro rata basis

Closing date 24 January 2019

Interviews 31 January 2019 (provisional date only)

To apply please contact Laura Ann at swrc@justrightscotland.org.uk for an application pack.

Female only post permitted under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010

 

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