The Project for the Registration of Children as British Citizens (PRCBC) is seeking to recruit a Legal Administrator to work with Solange Valdez-Symonds, supervising solicitor and director of PRCBC. The post will be based at our new offices in Hammersmith, London.
PRCBC is a small charity with big ambitions. Although founded seven years ago, we are embarking on a new chapter to firmly establish services independently and realise our full potential to secure the rights to British citizenship of tens of thousands of children and young people. To that end, we represent children and young people with their citizenship claims; undertake strategic litigation and policy advocacy to remove legal and practical barriers to citizenship; and provide information and training to the public and professionals to increase knowledge of citizenship rights and capacity to secure these.
The work of the legal administrator will be supporting PRCBC’s complex nationality casework, including litigation in the higher courts, raising public awareness, delivering training to affected individuals and interested organisations and publishing briefings, blogs and articles. Please see job description and person specification for more information.
The contract is 5 days per week, which will include occasional out of hours work/weekend work. A normal working day is 7 hours, with core hours from 10:00am to 5:30pm. The post is funded by Therium Access. We would wish the successful candidate to start no later than the first week in May 2020.
Salary: £25.5k per annum depending on experience
Closing date for applications: 5pm on Monday 16 March 2020
Interviewing date: Week commencing on 23 March 2020
Application form and Job Description/Person Specification:
PRCBC, 2 March 2020
We are looking for experienced qualified solicitors/caseworkers to volunteer at our monthly Saturday children’s citizenship casework surgery
You will need to :-
- be a practising solicitor or qualified to advise at OISC level 2/3;
- have specialist knowledge on children and British nationality law or be willing to receive thorough training on this;
- have a passion for social justice;
- have a real commitment to the needs of children/young adults and their carers;
- be able to work within a team of professionals and volunteers from a very diverse group;
- be able to work under pressure and with very limited resources;
- have a non-judgmental approach towards our young clients and carers;
- commit to volunteering first Saturday of each month from 10:00am to 5:30pm for a minimum period of 6 months.
Our volunteers are given thorough induction, training, support and supervision. We provide lunch and reasonable travelling expenses. All our volunteers have to submit to periodic enhanced DBS checks.
Please send your CV to Solange Valdez-Symonds
PRCBC Solicitor/Director, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
9 March 2020