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Solicitor - Scottish Women's Rights Centre

JustRight Scotland are recruiting for a solicitor to work within the Scottish Women’s Rights Centre (SWRC) project.

The SWRC is an inclusive, unique and collaborative project which aims to improve outcomes for women in Scotland who have suffered gender-based violence, bringing together the expertise of Rape Crisis Scotland, the University of Strathclyde Law Clinic and the experienced team of lawyers at JustRight Scotland.

The successful candidate will provide legal information, advice and representation to women affected by gender-based violence throughout Scotland. This will include the provision of outreach work (helpline and legal surgeries). This is a varied role that will also include the opportunity to contribute to the development of the law and practice in Scotland through policy, training, research work and strategic litigation.

Candidates must be committed to tackling gender inequality, human rights and working to achieve social justice.

Location Home-based & JRS Offices – Glasgow with travel expected around Scotland

Salary £28,840, FTE per annum (8% employer pension contribution)

Contract Permanent, Full-Time

Benefits Flexible working, 37.5 days holidays (pro rata, inclusive of public holidays)

Closing date 17 July 2022

Interviews Week commencing 1st August 2022 (provisional dates only)

To apply please download the application pack here, or contact Jenny Cook at recruitment@justrightscotland.org.uk

This post is restricted to women under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act (2010)

 

Solicitor/Legal Outreach Coordinator - Scottish Women's Rights Centre

JustRight Scotland are recruiting a solicitor for a new full time post of legal outreach coordinator solicitor within the Scottish Women’s Rights Centre (SWRC) project.

The successful candidate will be employed by JustRight Scotland. The SWRC is an inclusive, unique and collaborative project which aims to improve outcomes for women in Scotland who have suffered gender-based violence, bringing together the expertise of Rape Crisis Scotland, the University of Strathclyde Law Clinic and the experienced team of human rights lawyers at JustRight Scotland.

In recent years, the legal outreach at the SWRC has increased and this post will help us to respond to this increased demand by managing and developing the outreach work of the SWRC (helplines and legal surgeries). This will include the establishment of a scheme for pro bono lawyers to assist with the increased demand on our outreach. The postholder will require to recruit, induct, train and manage this cohort.

Candidates must be qualified solicitors on the date of starting this post and be committed to tackling gender inequality, human rights and working to achieve social justice.

Location Home-based & JRS Offices – Glasgow with travel expected around Scotland

Salary £25,750, FTE per annum (8% employer pension contribution)

Contract Full-Time, Permanent

Benefits Flexible working, 37.5 days holidays (pro rata, inclusive of public holidays)

Closing date 17 July 2022

Interviews Week commencing 1st August 2022 (provisional dates only)

To apply please download the application pack here, or contact Jenny Cook at recruitment@justrightscotland.org.uk

This post is restricted to women under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act (2010)

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