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Solicitor (SWRC)

As SWRC Solicitor, you will play a key role in the Scottish Women’s Rights Centre (SWRC).   

Working closely with the Centre’s Senior Associate Solicitor and Caseworker, you will take a strategic and collaborative approach to delivering legal information, advice and representation where we identify gaps in access to justice for women survivors of gender-based violence.  

You will provide legal representation to your own caseload, deliver outreach surgeries and support to helplines, and assist with policy, training and research work.   

This role could be suitable for a range of applicants, from Newly Qualified (NQ) to a few years Post Qualified Experience (PQE). 

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

 

Contract type: Permanent

Working hours: Full time (35 hours per week) or 0.8FTE

Leave: 37.5 days per annum, pro rata

Salary: £33,000 – £36,500 FTE (Band 3)

Benefits: 

Location: Central Glasgow office with home-based working where feasible. Access to central Edinburgh workspace. Some travel around Scotland required

Closing date: 5pm, Friday 25th March 2024.

Interviews: Week commencing 8th April. These will be held in person unless you require a different arrangement. If shortlisted for interview, you will be asked to prepare a presentation in advance. 

 

To learn more, access our job description available in both Word and PDF formats.

To apply, please download the application form in Word format and send completed applications to recruitment@justrightscotland.org.uk with the subject line PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL. Additionally, you may opt to fill out our Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form. This form is optional and it will be handled separately from your application and solely utilised for monitoring purposes.

If you require to receive this information in a different format, or have any other questions about applying, please contact Natalia on 0141 406 5350. 

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