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Southwark Law Centre Vacancies


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35 Hours per week

Salary: - £21,727 - £22,858

NJC Scale pts 16-19

Southwark Law Centre is seeking to recruit an experienced Administrator based at our busy office in Peckham.

Southwark Law Centre is a charity, set up in 1976, committed to working within the community to enforce the rights of local people and access to justice. We provide high quality casework and representation service in housing, immigration/asylum, employment, public law and welfare rights to people in Southwark and surrounding boroughs.

You will work as part of our small, friendly, excellent administrative team. The role of the Administrative/Receptionist team is vital to the smooth operation of the Law Centre.

You will need to demonstrate the following essential key skills and abilities:

·        1 Year experience of providing administrative and reception support in a busy office environment

·        Ability to work on own initiative, organise and prioritise own work, meet deadlines and capable of working under pressure.

·        Experience of Microsoft Word, Excel, the Internet and email, and a willingness to learn and use other software packages as needed

·        Good interpersonal skills and the ability to relate sensitively to a wide cross section of the public/other agencies and team members

·        Good numeracy skills

·        An understanding of and commitment to the Law Centre’s  Equal Opportunities policies

·        Attention to detail and accuracy

You will need an understanding of the community served by the Law Centre. The ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate initiative are essential. This role would be ideal for someone interested in developing a career within the charity sector and office administration.

Southwark Law Centre is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who believe they fit the essential key skills and abilities required of the role. We encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex (gender) and sexual orientation.

Terms and conditions include:

  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • 35 hour working week (candidates wishing to job share/work part time will be considered)
  • Flexible working policy

·        30 days’ holiday

·        Opportunities to learn new Skills

For an application pack go to: www.southwarklawcentre.org.uk

Closing date for applications: Monday 30th July 5pm

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 7th August