Coventry Law Centre

Working at the Law Centre

All recruitment is undertaken with reference to the Law Centre's statement of commitment to equality of opportunity.

Current vacancies

Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives?

 

 

Full Time Family Solicitor

Based at our Coventry Office

Around £32,000 depending on experience - 37 hours per week. Part Time or Job Share will be considered

 

We seek an experienced dynamic solicitor to manage and develop a specialist Family advice caseload.

 

 

Central England Law Centre is the UK’s largest Law Centre, with a national reputation for innovation and excellence in its legal practice. Following the opening of an office in Birmingham in late 2013, Coventry Law Centre agreed a change to its name to create Central England Law Centre, comprising two ‘operating organisations’: Coventry Law Centre, whose activities focus on Coventry and Warwickshire, and Birmingham Community Law Centre, whose activities focus on Birmingham.

 

You will work in our established and well respected Family advice team. CELC is in a period of growth and development and you will be a key part of that process and a vital part of its success within an important team. Our Family service is financed by Legal Aid.  You will initially be providing maternity cover for a period of up to 12 months.  However, our medium term plan is to expand our family team to meet local need.  It is therefore our intention that this post will be continued beyond the maternity cover period and you will be part of developing this expansion.

 

Join a team that is trying to make a difference.  To learn more about our ambitious plans for our family team please request a pack. 

 

This post is based in Coventry city centre at our Coventry office, 5 minutes from the railway station, and our terms and conditions include a 37 hour week for up to 12 months, 28 days holiday plus 8 statutory days, and pension scheme membership. Part Time or Job Share arrangements will be considered.

For an application pack please email recruitment@covlaw.org.uk Applications may be submitted by post or by email to recruitment@covlaw.org.uk

 

Closing date:  10.00 am 26th of July 2017.  Interviews will be held on the 31st  of July.

 

We strive to be an equal opportunities employer. Our offices are wheelchair accessible.



 

Immigration Caseworker/Solicitor

Based at our Birmingham Office

Birmingham Community Law Centre

97 Walford Road

Sparkbrook

Birmingham

B11 1NP  

Salary negotiable up to £31,942 based on experience and qualifications

 

We seek an experienced caseworker to manage a specialist immigration/asylum advice caseload.

 

 

Central England Law Centre is the UK’s largest Law Centre, with a national reputation for innovation and excellence in its legal practice. Following the opening of an office in Birmingham in late 2013, Coventry Law Centre agreed a change to its name to create Central England Law Centre, comprising two ‘operating organisations’: Coventry Law Centre, whose activities focus on Coventry and Warwickshire, and Birmingham Community Law Centre, whose activities focus on Birmingham.

 

You will join our established and well respected team at Birmingham Community Law Centre.  BCLC meets local community advice needs in the second most deprived neighbourhood in Birmingham, where the migrant population is 76% We deal with welfare benefits and debts as well as an assortment of other legal issues for the local established migrant community. 

 

We also offer specialist expertise in migrants’ rights through a city wide network of organisations, within which we have built a strong reputation for undertaking complex and challenging casework in community care and public law.

 

This is an exciting opportunity to establish a new immigration/asylum service at BCLC and we are seeking a highly motivated, experienced caseworker who is inspired by the opportunity to work as part of a team who are using legal solutions to improve lives in an area where many people are living with enduring poverty or disadvantage.

 

Terms and conditions include a 37 hour week, 28 days holiday plus 8 statutory days, and pension scheme membership.

 

For an application pack please email recruitment@covlaw.org.uk Applications may be submitted by post or by email to recruitment@covlaw.org.uk

 

Closing date:  10.00 am 21st of July 2017.  Interviews will be held on the 26th  of July.

 

We strive to be an equal opportunities employer.