Rights of Women (London) - Legal Officer (Immigration and Asylum)

We are looking for a qualified woman* solicitor or barrister with experience of immigration and asylum law to deliver our vital legal services for women.

The main focus of this role will be to deliver legal advice to vulnerable migrant women, who have experienced or are at risk of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG), to enable them to submit EU Settlement Scheme applications.

You will also be responsible for delivery of Rights of Women’s core services including including providing legal advice on our telephone advice lines and via casework, delivering training and writing publications. You will also contribute to our policy work.

Please note that although we seek a full-time post-holder, we will also consider applications from candidates available for part-time work only. Please contact our Director directly if you wish to discuss this – contact details can be found in the document Guidance for Applicants.

Salary: £33,573.93 Gross Pay per annum plus 3% pension contribution [Full-time rate]

Conditions: 35 hours per week (5 days)

Holiday entitlement: 25 days annual leave per annum plus public holidays

Duration: Fixed term until 31 March 2020 with possibility of extension, subject to funding

Location: London

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 28th May 2019 5pm

Interviews: Friday 31st May 2019

Start date: Monday 10th June 2019 (or as close as possible after this date)

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No CVs accepted

*Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9 Part I) applies