are looking for a new legal officer to join our Social Security Law
team. If you are skilled, creative and passionate about using the law to
make a difference in people’s lives, we want to hear from you.
post-holder will be a central point of contact for the advice and
voluntary sector across NI as well as the public, providing specialist
legal advice and assistance on social security law issues. They will
manage their own caseload and will build on the strategic and other work
of the Law Centre’s social security team at a time when more people
than ever are reliant on the social security system. Recent strategic
litigation includes successful challenges to the terminal illness rules
for benefits and bereavement support benefit.
To apply for the
position you will need detailed knowledge of social security law and a
minimum of 3 years’ experience of providing legal advice or be a
solicitor or barrister qualified to practice in NI with at least 1
years’ post qualification experience and detailed knowledge of social
security law. Consideration will given to requests for secondment and
flexible working arrangements.
For further details and an application form (please note CVs cannot be accepted) please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date for applications is 12 noon on 24 February 2021. Unfortunately late applications cannot be considered.
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