Legal Officer (Immigration & Asylum) – job vacancies

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Job title: Legal Officer (Immigration & Asylum)

Organisation: Rights of Women

Duration: The role is permanent subject to completion of a satisfactory probationary period

Salary: Pro rata of £36,686.12 [full time equivalent] depending on days/hours agreed

Working hours: This is a part-time post of 3 days (21 hours) a week however we will also consider applications from women able to work 2 days (14 hours) a week.

Location: Negotiable – the role can be either home based or on a hybrid working basis working between our London based office and home working

Application deadline: Ongoing. We are interviewing on a rolling ongoing basis. We advise potential applicants to email us via the contact details in our recruitment pack to confirm we are still considering applications.

Interview dates: By arrangement via online platform

Start date: Immediate start or shortly after, negotiable based on notice period required

We are looking for a qualified woman* solicitor or barrister or OISC Level 3 adviser with experience of immigration, EU free movement, asylum and nationality law to deliver our vital legal services for women as part of our Immigration law team.

The Legal Officer (Immigration & Asylum) is responsible for delivery of Rights of Women’s core services including providing legal advice on our telephone advice lines and via casework, delivering training and writing publications. They also contribute to Rights of Women’s policy and influencing work.

Line Manager: Senior Legal Officer (Immigration & Asylum)

There are two work pattern options:
Monday, Thursday and Friday (21 hours a week) or
Monday and Thursday (14 hours a week)

Holiday entitlement: 28 days annual leave (3 days designated for ROW closure between Christmas and New Year) plus public holidays per annum. Holiday and bank holiday entitlement is pro-rated for part-time workers. Enhanced holiday entitlement after 5 years’ service.

*Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9 Part I) applies

For more information and an application pack visit:
https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-involved/work-with-us/