LCLC Solicitor

LCLC Solicitor

Date Posted: 9th November 2021

Closing date:

3rd December 2021

Location:

Airdrie

Salary range:

£34,250 per annum

More about the job:

Job Title

LCLC Solicitor

Employer

Airdrie Citizens Advice Bureau

Closing date

December 3rd 2021

Hours per week

35 

Type of contract

Permanent, subject to funding 

About the job

The Lanarkshire Community Law Centre and Airdrie CAB are looking for a highly motivated solicitor with the drive and enthusiasm to join our expanding team.  This role will involve undertaking a varied workload including assisting EU citizens secure their immigration rights under the EU Settlement Scheme whilst also providing legal support and level 2 advice to a variety of third sector organisations who are funded by the Scottish Government and UK Home Office to support EU Citizens with their settlement applications.  The solicitor will also provide independent civil legal advice and representation to individuals facing homelessness or issues which could lead to homelessness, as well as a range of other civil legal matters.  The solicitor will also provide second tier support and advise, train and assist CABx and other agency advisers across North Lanarkshire. The work will involve a mixture of direct casework, provision of support and advice to CAB and other agency advisers, delivery of training and contributing to social policy work.  

The successful candidate, holding an unrestricted Scottish practicing certificate and at least 3 years PQE will be experienced in general civil legal assistance (including provision of Legal Aid) and have proven skills as a court practitioner.  They will have a meticulous approach to analysing complex legal issues, as well as excellent communication and organisational skills.  A passion for human rights or public law is essential.  They will understand the importance of excellent client care, have good awareness of how rights and advice issues impact on local communities.  They will be an excellent team player with a commitment to equality and diversity. Knowledge of the voluntary sector and successful delivery of projects will be advantageous.  

 

How to apply

For further information and an application form, please use the links at the bottom of this page or request an application pack from Susie Paterson using the details below.

The closing date for applications is 5 pm on Friday 26th November 2021. Applications after the deadline will not be accepted.

Email: susie.paterson@airdriecab.casonline.org.uk 

Address:

F.A.O Susie Paterson, Airdrie CAB

61a Stirling Street
Airdrie
ML6 0AS

Telephone: 01236 754109

About the employer

Airdrie CAB strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer.
Airdrie Citizens Advice Bureau is a Company Limited by Guarantee No. 157177. Scottish Registered Charity No SCO 12238

 Application Pack

 Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

 Self-Disclosure Form