Billing Co-Ordinator

Project: Legal Services

Location: Brighton

Reference Number: 774

Hours per Week: 25 hpw

Salary: £22,863 to £27,762 per annum pro rata

Job Description

The Billing Coordinator will be part of BHT Advice Services which consists of the following:
Senior Advice Manager covering the 3 offices.
Finance officer who works involves the 3 offices

Brighton and Hove Advice Services:
Our Advice Services in Brighton and Hove provide legal advice on housing, asylum, and related social welfare matters.

This post is part of the Billing Coordinator Project run by the London Legal Support Trust. The funding is for one year. There is an expectation that the post holder will collaborate with other billing coordinators based in London advice agencies who are funded by this project. The London Legal Support Trust will provide training from other Billing Coordinators and Peer Support.

This post has been created to assist the 3 offices to ensure prompt and accurate payment for work undertaken under the contract with the Legal Aid Agency. The post is initially for 12 months and will be reviewed during that period with a view to the continuation of the post if it has proven to be cost effective.

Job Summary

  • To enable the timely and accurate billing of Certificated cases and Escape Fee cases
  • To check accuracy of invoices coming into the office for payment
  • Track the progress of the invoices through the office.
  • To stage-bill immigration disbursements
  • To have joint responsibility for submitting the Legal Help Submission to the Legal Aid Agency.
  • To draft and maintain a Billing and Costing Guide that can be used to cover common issues and processes within the organisation and to of assistance to other legal advice agencies.
  • To attend the London Legal Support Trust Billing Coordinator Project meetings (remotely).

The salary is paid monthly in arrears and is on a scale from £22,863 to £27,762 dependent on experience, pro rata for 25 hours a week. An employer’s pension contribution of 5.5% is also paid. The level of this contribution is reviewed annually.

Hours of Work
Ideally, we would like the post holder to work 5 hours each day but can be flexible.

Annual Holidays
For full-time staff, the annual leave entitlement will be 185 hours pro rata (25 working days), rising one day for each year of service to a maximum of 222 hours pro rata (30 days).  All public bank holidays are granted with two extra statutory days, to be taken over the Christmas period.

Please submit a cover letter and CV to: recruitment@llst.org.uk

We regret that we are unable to reply to every job applicant. However, if you are called for interview, you will be notified within two days of the closing date.

BHT operates an Equal Opportunities Policy

Closing date

Closing Date: Tuesday 14 June 2022 12.00pm

Interview Date: Tuesday 21 June 2022

Application Pack

Job DetailsJob Description

Application form Criminal offences declaration formRecruitment monitoring form

How to apply

  1. Download and complete all the forms in the application pack.
  2. Attach all the completed documents to an email. The title of the email should read: (Your name): BHT job reference – (job reference number).
  3. Send your application to jobs@bht.org.uk