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The Helen Bamber Foundation is always looking for dedicated individuals to join our team.


LAWYER / LEGAL OFFICER – LEGAL PROTECTION TEAM

Contract: Fixed term/secondment – 6 months/full time (40 hours per week) with possible extension

Job Share: This post may be considered as a ‘job share’ on pro rata terms if two suitable candidates can be found.

Salary:  £30,000 FTE pro rata (depending on experience and inclusive of London weighting)

Benefits: 25 days holiday pro rata plus 3% matched pension contribution

Location: Camden, Central London

Responsible to: TJ Birdi – Executive Director

The Role

The Helen Bamber Foundation is seeking an experienced lawyer to advance protection concerns for HBF’s clients in the contexts of asylum, trafficking/slavery, housing & welfare law, legislation and policy. It requires working closely with clients and members of a multidisciplinary team that includes clinicians and housing and welfare co-ordinators as well as legal experts. The provision of medical legal reports (MLRs) is a key component of the Helen Bamber Foundation’s Model of Integrated Care. Working closely with the clinical team, the post-holder will help to ensure that MLRs are completed by the department to the highest standards, and in accordance with the Istanbul Protocol, the expectations of HM Courts and Tribunals Service, Criminal and Civil Procedure Rules and all other obligations.

Full job description here. 

To Apply

Please send in one document your CV and Cover Letter outlining how your skills, experience and interests are relevant to the role, duties & responsibilities, and person specification to jobs@helenbamber.org. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.


 

HEAD OF LEGAL PROTECTION 

Contract: Permanent/Full-time (40 hours per week)

Salary: £40,000 – 45,000 (depending on experience and inclusive of London weighting

Benefits: 25 days holiday plus 3% matched pension contribution

Location: Camden, Central London

Responsible to: TJ Birdi – Executive Director

The Role

The Helen Bamber Foundation is seeking an experienced lawyer to give direction to the Legal Protection and Medico-Legal Services of the Foundation, as well as manage the Legal Protection team, currently comprising five staff plus volunteers, staff and volunteers. This role involves responsibility for advancing protection concerns for HBF’s clients in the contexts of asylum, trafficking/slavery, housing & welfare law, legislation and policy. It requires working closely with clients and members of a multidisciplinary team that includes clinicians and housing and welfare co-ordinators as well as legal experts. The provision of medical legal reports (MLRs) is a key component of the Helen Bamber Foundation’s Model of Integrated Care. Working closely with the clinical team, the post-holder will have overall responsibility for ensuring that MLRs are completed by the department to the highest standards, and in accordance with the Istanbul Protocol, the expectations of HM Courts and Tribunals Service, Criminal and Civil Procedure Rules and all other obligations. The post-holder will also provide oversight of all financial procedures associated with the MLR service

Full job description here

To Apply

This recruitment exercise is being managed for Helen Bamber Foundation by Law Absolute.  Please send in one document your CV and Cover Letter outlining how your skills, experience and interests are relevant to the role, duties & responsibilities, and person specification to Lydia Ryan at LRyan@lawabsolute.com.