Solicitor/Legal Outreach Coordinator

Organisation
JustRight Scotland
Reference
VAC-20865
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Human Rights
Location
Glasgow / Hybrid
Salary
£25,750
PQE
0-2 yrs, 3 -4 yrs, 5+ yrs
We are recruiting a solicitor for a new full time post of legal outreach coordinator solicitor within the Scottish Women’s Rights Centre (SWRC) project at JustRight Scotland.

Job Description

 

The successful candidate will be employed by JustRight Scotland. The SWRC is an inclusive, unique and collaborative project which aims to improve outcomes for women in Scotland who have suffered 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 JustRight Scotland.

In recent years, the legal outreach at the SWRC has increased and this post will help us to respond to this increased demand by managing and developing the outreach work of the SWRC (helplines and legal surgeries). This will include the establishment of a scheme for pro bono lawyers to assist with the increased demand on our outreach. The postholder will require to recruit, induct, train and manage this cohort.  

Candidates must be qualified solicitors on the date of starting this post and be committed to tackling gender inequality, human rights and working to achieve social justice.

  • Location: Home-based & JRS Offices – Glasgow with travel expected around Scotland
  • Salary: £25,750, FTE per annum (8% employer pension contribution)
  • Benefits: Flexible working, 37.5 days holidays (pro rata, inclusive of public holidays)
  • Closing date: 17 July 2022
  • Interviews: Week commencing 1 August 2022  (provisional dates only)

To apply please download the application pack here, or contact Jenny Cook at recruitment@justrightscotland.org.uk

This post is restricted to women under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act (2010)

 

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