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Housing Solicitor/Caseworker

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre are looking to expand the Housing Legal Team and want to appoint a Housing Solicitor/Caseworker to provide advice and representation under our Legal Aid contract and to represent clients under the Leeds Court Duty Scheme.

The successful candidate will have experience in delivering a casework service in housing law including representation at court, and will preferably have knowledge or experience of working under an LAA contract.

It is a requirement of this role that the postholder must meet LAA supervisor standard for housing or be able to show how this can be met in the near future. This role does not currently involve the supervision of casework staff. The application requires the completion of the LAA supervisor self-declaration form.

As a member of the KCALC team you will benefit from:

  • A salary of £26,840 - £31,265

  • An 8% non-contributory Pension Scheme

  • Healthy Work/Life Balance – 37 hour working week and flexible working scheme.

  • Generous Annual Leave – 33 days holiday, rising to 38 after 5 continuous years’ service plus eight statutory bank holidays.

  • Commitment to health and wellbeing – access to employee assistance programme, discounts on days out, restaurants and high street shopping, contribution towards eye-tests, glasses, dental care and more

  • Discounted and financed travel pass

  • Commitment to ongoing development - Regular training workshops and personal development opportunities

Please do not send CVs or other supporting material as they will not be considered.

Application forms can be downloaded from our website at Please do not send CVs or other supporting material as they will not be considered. The website contains other information about KCALC which may be of use to you.

If you have any queries about this post please email Please return your application form to that email address and remember to include the diversity monitoring form.

Kirklees Citizens Advice & Law Centre

Open 9 November 2023
Closes26 February 2024,00:00
£26,840 - £31,265
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