Solicitor

Organisation
Airdrie Citizens Advice Bureau
Reference
VAC-12932
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Housing, Human Rights
Location
Airdrie Citizens Advice Bureau
Salary
£28,500 - £32,500
PQE
0-2 yrs, 3 -4 yrs, 5+ yrs
Airdrie CAB is looking for a fully qualified solicitor holding an unrestricted Scottish practicing certificate with interest in fields of housing, homelessness, employment, human rights and equalities law.

Job Description

Hours: Full time- 35 hours per week

Contract: Permanent subject to funding

Lanarkshire Community Law Centre was established by Airdrie Citizens Advice Bureau in September 2015 to provide qualified legal representation in areas of unmet legal need across North Lanarkshire. The successful candidate will be experienced in general civil legal assistance and have proven skills as a court practitioner and tribunal representation experience. The successful candidate will be responsible for provision of civil legal advice and representation. Knowledge and experience in housing, debt and diligence, employment, disability and welfare rights, human rights or immigration will be an advantage.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, have excellent communication and organisational skills and be computer literate. They will understand the importance of customer care with sound understanding of how rights and advice issues impact communities. They will be an excellent team player with a commitment to equality and diversity. Knowledge of the voluntary sector and successful delivery of projects will be advantageous.

Application packs can be downloaded here or you request one by email or contacting the Bureau:

F.A.O Bureau Manager, Airdrie CAB, 14 Anderson Street, Airdrie ML6  0AA 

Telephone: 01236 757326

The closing date 5pm 26 th September 2018

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