Welfare Benefits Casework Supervisor - Legal Advice Centre
City Site

Job reference: 07433

Location: City Site

Closing date: 24/07/2020

Salary : Grade G (£28,331 - £32,817 p.a.)

Employment type: Permanent

Department: x2

School/Section : Nottingham Law School

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to join Nottingham Law School’s Legal Advice Centre, the UK’s first fully-regulated teaching law firm wholly integrated within a Law School. The multi award winning Centre provides a not-for-profit service to individuals, businesses, organisations and community groups over a number of areas of advice, representation, and outreach activity. In the last five years, the Centre has recovered over £4 million in compensation/benefit for our clients, and has created outstanding opportunities for hundreds of students.

We are looking to appoint a highly experienced Welfare Benefits Casework Supervisor to help support and develop our thriving firm. The successful applicant for this post will have a proven track record of handling a substantial caseload within the Welfare Benefits sector, with experience of both supervision and training. The post will contribute to the development and delivery of the Centre’s strategic and operational plans with responsibility for the Welfare Benefits service area. This will include ensuring compliance with SRA and University governance, policies and procedures and the provision of an excellent customer service to clients, business partners and students and provide strategic input into the development of the profile and reputation of the Centre both internally and externally. The post involves close working and collaboration with academic colleagues, particularly, relating to the delivery of modules involving Centre placements. The post holder will report directly to the Head of the Legal Advice Centre.

Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University is one of the leading providers of academic and professional legal education in the country with an established record of delivering innovative and transformational courses. We are one of the largest law schools in the UK, with over 120 staff and in excess of 3,000 students. This is an outstanding opportunity to work in one of the country’s leading law schools, delivering innovative legal education in a unique law firm environment.

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If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Laura Pinkney, Head of the Legal Advice Centre, via email at laura.pinkney@ntu.ac.uk or by phone on 0115 858 6841.

Closing date: 24 July 2020

Interview date: To be confirmed

Successful applicants will usually be appointed to the base of the advertised salary grade, except in justifiable circumstances.

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UK Visas & Immigration to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.


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