North West London Law Centres (London) – Reception / Social Welfare Paralegal

North West London Law Centres is a charity incorporating the Brent and Camden Community Law Centres. Its mission is to make a positive impact to people’s lives – particularly the most vulnerable and socially excluded. We do this by providing free and independent legal advice and representation in employment, housing, welfare benefits, asylum and immigration law for people living, working and studying in Brent and Camden.

Job Title: Social Welfare Paralegal
Responsible to: Supervising Solicitor
Salary: £26,000pa
Hours: 35 hours a week

Responsibilities
Your role will include the following, but additional tasks may be added as appropriate for the
role:

  • Work to support fee earners on housing and legal aid cases
  • Interviewing clients, taking and drafting statements
  • Casework and providing advice to clients
  • Handling new client enquiries and deal with reception queries and provide cover when
    required.
  • To assist where requested the provision of legal advice to clients, under supervision.
  • Produce plain English letters and documents as required.
  • Manage professionally and confidentially, written and telephone correspondence with
    clients, other solicitors and third parties.
  • Maintain client care standards as set out in the Law Centre’s office manual.

Deadline for applications: 5 August 2024 @ 5pm
If you are interested please find the job description here complete the application found here and email to reception@nwllc.org.uk