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Legal Support Project - Project Officer

17.5 hours p/w - fixed term to 31 December 2017. Based in Belfast

Salary: £25,440 (pro rata) plus pension contribution.

This post holder will assist to develop and sustain the Legal Support Project at Law Centre NI. The Legal Support Project trains and provides volunteer legal representatives for clients needing assistance at social security tribunals. The post holder will be responsible for the support of the volunteers engaged in the Legal Support Project and prepare and present cases to social security tribunals.

Candidates will be required to either:

(i) have a degree in law (min 2.2 hons) and at least the full time equivalent of two years experience of providing advice and representation in social security law; or

(ii) be an adviser with at least the full time equivalent of three years experience of providing advice and representation in social security law.

Closing date for applications: 19 July 2017 at 12 noon

Interviews will be held on 27 July 2017

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Call for LSP volunteers

The Law Centre's Legal Support Project is recruiting volunteers to undertake representation in social security appeals and industrial tribunals. Details of the LSP’s work and how to apply are here.

If you have any queries about this volunteering opportunity please contact Owen McCloskey Head of Legal Support Project - tel: 028 9043 5050 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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