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Southwark Law Centre Vacancies




21 Hours per week

Fixed term 1 year Maternity Cover


NJC scale SP 31-42

 £30,967- £40,605 Pro rata



Southwark Law Centre is seeking to recruit an experienced 3 day per week employment law caseworker. The post will be based at our office in Peckham providing outreach appointments in Bermondsey and Lewisham.


We are in the process of setting up a new service in Lewisham which does not currently have a Law Centre, and although this post is initially for one year covering our current caseworker’s maternity leave, we will be aiming to secure additional funding for the Lewisham service.


You will work as part of a highly skilled staff team that also provide specialist advice in housing, immigration, welfare rights and public law.

You will provide expert advice on employment law for the public, and assist other community agencies to support their clients who have employment issues.


You will have a detailed knowledge of employment law and practice and a minimum of 2 years recent casework experience. You will have experience of producing briefings and providing training.

Southwark Law Centre is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


Terms and conditions include:


  •  Excellent Pension Scheme
  • 21 hour working week
  • Flexible working policy
  • 30 days’ holiday (pro rata)

Closing date for applications:  Friday 23rd February 2018, 12:00pm

 Interviews: Weds 28th February 2018     


How to apply

You will need to complete and submit an Application Form  and download our application pack:

Please read our guidelines before you apply. 

We treat all applications fairly and in accordance with our Equal Opportunities statement. You will need to complete an Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and submit it along with your application.


Employment Caseworker Job Description & Person Specification

Mission Statement 

About Southwark Law Centre

Equal Opportunities Statement

Letter for Applicant