Vacancies

We are looking for an experienced qualified solicitor to volunteer at our monthly Saturday children’s citizenship casework sessions

You will need to :-

  • be a qualified practising solicitor or qualified to advise at OISC level 3;
  • have specialist knowledge on children and British nationality law or be willing and able 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 from a diverse group;
  • be able to work under pressure and with limited resources;
  • have a non-judgmental approach towards our young clients and carers;
  • commit to volunteering on the first Saturday of each month from 10:00am to 5:30pm for a minimum period of 6 months.

You will be joining a team of legal administrator, four experienced volunteer solicitors and a legal researcher. 

Our volunteers are given thorough induction, training, support and supervision. All our volunteers have to submit to periodic enhanced DBS checks.

PRCBC’s clients and the complex nature of their citizenship cases require the highest standards of casework, legal research and client care.

Zoom Induction and training from August-November 2020.

Please send your CV or link to your professional profile to Solange Valdez-Symonds, PRCBC Solicitor/Director, e-mail: solange.valdez-symonds@prcbc.net

Our monthly Saturday casework is funded by Therium Acccess, small donations and pro bono hours from experienced solicitors.

4 August 2020

 

LEGAL ADMINISTRATOR

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:

Word Version:

Application form for legal admin- PRCBC

Legal Administrator JD-PS

PDF Version:

Application form for legal admin- PRCBC

Legal Administrator JD-PS

PRCBC, 2 March 2020

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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 qualified practising solicitor or qualified to advise at OISC level 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 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, reasonable travelling and childcare 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: solange.valdez-symonds@prcbc.net

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9 March 2020