Housing Solicitor/Advisor #0032

Project: Eastbourne Advice Centre

Location: Eastbourne

Reference Number: 0032

Hours per Week: 37

Salary: £29,349 pa to £39,830 pa

Job Description

Housing Solicitor or Housing Adviser

Permanent Contract

Salary: £29,349 to £39,830 per annum dependant on qualification and experience

37 hours per week

Based in Eastbourne

5.5% employer pension contribution (reviewed annually)

Annual leave entitlement starts at 25 working days (pro rata)

BHT is seeking a housing solicitor or housing adviser to provide specialist legal housing advice and provide representation as appropriate in relation to homelessness, possession proceedings, disrepair and other housing matters.  The post will be required to provide advice and representation under a Legal Aid Agency contract.

The post holder will be either:

  • a housing solicitor who has experience of providing representation and casework, or
  • a housing adviser who has experience of providing representation and casework on a Legal Aid Certificate under the supervision of a housing solicitor, or
  • a housing adviser who has experience of providing casework and advocacy under a Legal Help Contract with the Legal Aid Agency, who has the ability and is willing to learn new processes quickly to undertake casework and representation on a Legal Aid Certificate under the supervision of a housing solicitor.

The post will be based in the Eastbourne office, with option for some home working. The post holder may be required to travel.

 

Closing date

Closing Date: Tuesday 28 June 2022 12.00pm

Interview Date: Tuesday 5 July 2022

Application Pack

Job DetailsJob DescriptionPerson Specification

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
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