Job Title: Paralegal / Senior Paralegal (Education Law Team)
Hours: 35 hours per week (but part-time minimum 21 hours per week will be considered)
Salary: Dependent on experience:
-Junior paralegal: £20,500 to £22,000 per annum
-Senior Paralegal: £22,000 to £24,000 per annum (with 3+ years casework experience)
Coram is committed to improving the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people.
We support children and young people from birth to independence, creating a change that lasts a lifetime.
Coram is the UK’s oldest children’s charity founded by Thomas Coram in London helping vulnerable children and young people since 1739. Today, the Coram group helps more than one million children, young people, families and professionals every year by providing access to the skills and opportunities they need to thrive.
Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC) is the UK’s specialist centre for children’s rights championing access to justice through information and advice, legal practice and representation, policy and strategic litigation. Our Legal Practice Unit provides advice and representation in child and family law, education law, community care law and asylum and immigration law.
About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for a paralegal to work within the Education Law Team at CCLC. In this role you will provide legal advice, assistance and representation through education and discrimination law casework. You will be passionate about delivering high quality advice and client care and be committed to children’s human rights and supporting CCLC’s aims.
We are committed to the wellbeing of our staff.
We will consider requests for part-time working.
To apply for this role, please click on the 'apply now' button below to complete the application.
Closing date: Wednesday 20th July 2022 at 23:59
Interview date: To be confirmed
Coram CCLC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applicants from Asian, African, Caribbean and other minority ethnic backgrounds to join our teams. Whilst we have a diverse team we recognise we are a predominantly white workforce and are genuinely committed to encouraging candidates from diverse communities in order to improve the services to the children and families we help.
We are committed to the safeguarding of children and where appropriate will require the successful applicant to undertake a check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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