BHT employs around 250 staff, in a range of therapeutic, advice, and support roles.
We have offices across Brighton and Hove along with residential and advice services in Eastbourne and Hastings. BHT is an equal opportunities employer using a fair and open recruitment process and complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.
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Legal Billing Clerk:
Hours per Week:
£22,185 per annum pro rata
Our advice services in Brighton provide specialist legal advice, casework and representation on housing, asylum and immigration matters together with one off advice provided over the telephone or at drop in sessions, and digital advice via webcam on housing and welfare benefits issues. There are two teams, the housing and social welfare team and the asylum and immigration team, comprised of solicitors and caseworkers supported by 2 legal secretaries.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our specialist advice service and ensure the smooth running of our costing and billing processes so that all income and reimbursement of costs is claimed and agreed. You will undertake a variety of costing, billing and related finance and administrative tasks in compliance with Legal Aid Agency and court requirements and procedures which will entail liaising extensively with BHT Advice staff, clients and external agencies combined with meticulous record keeping. Through your work supporting our legal advice teams you will be contributing to the provision of a high quality free legal service to some of the most disadvantaged and marginalised members of the community.
2 years recent experience as a costs draftsperson or in a similar role. An up to date working knowledge of Legal Aid Agency and court processes relating to costs assessment is essential together with a high level of literacy, numeracy and IT skills. We are looking for someone who is able to gain the trust and cooperation of colleagues and external contacts, who pays attention to detail and works well under pressure.
(12 month Fixed term contract)
12 noon, Tuesday 7th April 2015
Thursday 16th April 2015
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