Triage and Outreach officer
Location: Hanwell Community Library, W7 3HL, London Borough of Ealing (Owing to COVID 19 you may be requested to work remotely at times)
Salary: £28,000 PA Job Share Welcome
Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30-5.30 (35 hours )
Contract: 12 Months FTC (with the possibility of extension- subject to funding )
Deadline:You are invited to apply at the earliest opportunity and no later than Monday 22nd November 2021.
Ealing Law Centre will close this call for applications if we receive a large number of applications or a suitable candidate applies.
Whilst the post is open to all, we are particularly keen to attract candidates who are from backgrounds currently underrepresented in the law and who have experienced of some of the issues many of our clients face.
Ealing Law Centre is an award winning and highly respected law centre, providing specialist legal advice and representation to our local community. We have built a strong reputation for innovation in our services and we are entering an exciting new phase. We will be moving our base to Hanwell Community Library and providing legal services from the heart of the community. We have been awarded a grant through the Community Justice Fund for the post of Triage and Outreach Officer.
Our Triage and Outreach Officer will sit at the heart of the partnership between the library and the Law Centre. They will assist Ealing Law Centre clients with accessing digital platforms, referrals and signposting clients to appropriate services. The post holder will have the ability to spot trends such as; identifying service users’ need for additional specialist legal advice, service users need for referral services, referral agencies requiring the Law Centre’s services and the ability to inform the case for additional resources where required. The post holder will assist in improving services to ensure that we can combat digital exclusion by developing the knowledge and expertise of volunteers and support volunteers to assist service users with digital applications, and make applications for benefits online .and combating digital exclusion.
The post holder will be able to demonstrate empathy and be committed to improving the wellbeing of those that are socially excluded. They will thrive being part of a small team and be enthusiastic and solution focussed and help to support our clients and the wider local community.
How to Apply
Complete the online application form below.
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