Southall Black Sisters runs an advice, advocacy and resource centre in West London which provides a comprehensive service to women experiencing violence and abuse and other forms of inequality. We offer specialist advice, information, casework, advocacy, counselling and self-help support service in several community languages.
We are looking for a driven, empathetic and committed individual to join our team and support our work to empower women to live without fear of violence and assert their human rights to justice, equality and freedom. We are currently recruiting for the vacancy listed below.
FULL TIME SENIOR LEGAL, POLICY and CAMPAIGNS OFFICER
Legal or Policy/Research background and experience essential
Location: Largely remote, with occasional travel to meetings, events and conferences
Salary: £33,294 to £36,711 (incl. OLW) per annum depending on experience
Closing date: Midnight 30th August 2021
Interviews: w/c 6th September 2021
Contract type: Permanent (flexible working arrangements may be considered)
A Senior Legal, Policy and Campaigns Officer will help to co-ordinate, assist and lead on delivering key work in this area, including mounting legal interventions and challenges, making policy submissions, writing reports, researching, campaigning and lobbying, managing a small caseload and speaking at public events and to the media. The successful candidate will have strong experience in legal and policy work and will be critical, well-organised, thoughtful and analytical in her approach.
In light of the nature and context of the work of SBS, the Organisation considers that the candidate’s gender (Black/Asian woman) to be an occupational requirement in accordance with Para 1, Schedule 9, of the Equality Act 2010
To apply download an Application Form & Monitoring Form from our website, without which your application will not be considered.
Please complete the Application Form, Monitoring Form and submit with your CV and cover letter