Fixed Term – 6 months
Citizens Advice offers confidential advice online, over the phone, and in person, for free. Through our national network of charities, we give people the knowledge and confidence they need to find their way forward – whoever they are, and whatever their problem.
The post holder will provide a legal overview across advice areas and organisational projects such as preparations for exiting the EU. You will work with senior experts and experts to identify and articulate the expert advice team's opinion and legal advice across our main advice areas including immigration, employment, housing, benefits, debt and consumer, acting as a decision maker and figurehead for the expert advice teams' views.
This role is based in a team of high-performing subject matter experts and qualified lawyers. The post is ideally suited to some-one with a legal or advice background and with working knowledge of the impact of Brexit in a professional capacity.
The post holder will work closely with the senior experts and experts in each advice area, organisational project leads and the Head of Expert Advice. The post holder will also liaise with the customer journey and learning teams to agree priorities for preparing updated content and supporting decision making regarding the delivery of proactive tactical advice for projects that involve multiple advice areas.
The postholder will line manage two immigration experts in the expert advice team and support the development of a longer term strategy for immigration.
Closing date: 01/09/2019
Interview date: 10/9/19
Citizens Advice values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented throughout Citizens Advice. We are a member of the race equality campaign at Business in the Community, the Prince’s responsible business network and are committed to improving employment opportunities for ethnic minorities across the UK. We also welcome applications from, LGB and Trans and non binary candidates.
We have made a positive commitment to employing disabled people and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role as set out in role profiles.
We reserve the right to close applications early should we receive a high volume of applications.