Asylum Support Appeals Project (ASAP - (Hybrid/London) - Training Coordinator and Legal Advisor

Asylum Support Appeals Project

Post: Training Coordinator and Legal Advisor 

Responsible To: Deputy Director (quality of legal advice overseen by Head of Legal)

Salary and benefits: £36,666.97 p.a. starting salary (including £3,815 inner London weighting if applicable) Plus 6% employer pension contribution, season ticket loan

Location: Hybrid working – our expectation is 2 days p/w in ASAP office, East London but flexible working requests will be considered

Status: Permanent contract after 6 month probation period

Hours: 35 hours per week (excluding lunch break)

Leave: 30 days per annum pro rata plus bank holidays

 

Purpose of the Post

The Training Coordinator is a key member of the legal team, leading on ASAP’s training programme – one of ASAP’s three key strands of work. This is an exciting outward-facing role, with plenty of scope for development. It is suited to someone legally minded with an interest in asylum support and with experience of designing interactive online training materials. The role works closely with the policy team and is part of ASAP’s legal team (staff members providing legal advice at the Tribunal and via our advice line). The Head of Legal provides legal supervision to the role, and assistance with legal accuracy of training materials. The role primarily focuses on:  Co-ordinating, developing and delivering interactive and accessible training, including webinars and e-learning modules on asylum support for advice workers in organisations across the UK. Co-ordinating ASAP’s Asylum Support Advice Network (ASAN), an online network of over 1000 asylum support advisors across the UK, in collaboration with the policy team. Providing legal advice and representation for destitute people seeking asylum at the Asylum Support Tribunal (AST), and advice for other advisors via ASAP’s second tier Advice Line. 

 

Please the see the  job pack for further details and for an application form please click here

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact alice@asaproject.org.uk

Closing date for applications by:  11.59pm on Monday 29th August 2022