Hackney Advice

PAID JOBS

Chief Executive Officer

ORGANISATION: Off Centre

ADDRESS: 68-82 Digby Rd, Hackney, London, E9 6HX  [VIEW MAP]

CONTACT NAME: Simon Lloyd

PHONE: 07961 988 523

EMAIL: simon.lloyd@nfpconsulting.co.uk

DATE ADDED: 17/10/2016

SALARY: Neogtiable

HOURS: Negotiable

CONTRACT: Permanent

CLOSING DATE: 24/10/16

INTERVIEW DATE: TBC

BACKGROUND

For more information please email: simon.lloyd@nfpconsulting.co.uk

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COMMITMENT

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DUTIES

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ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

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DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE

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APPLICATION & INTERVIEW

Application is by way of CV and a Supporting Statement.

 

For an informal discussion about the role and receipt of the CEO Application pack please contact:

 

Simon Lloyd, Director, on 07961 988 523 or email simon.lloyd@nfpconsulting.co.uk

 

Shivani Smith, Principal Consultant on 07985 712 387 or email shivani.smith@nfpconsulting.co.uk

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Social Welfare Advice Caseworker (Hearing Loss And Visually Impaired Clients)

ORGANISATION: deafPLUS

ADDRESS: Trinity Centre, Key Close, Whitechapel, London, E1 4HG  [VIEW MAP]

CONTACT NAME: Rebecca Mansell

PHONE: 020 7790 6147

EMAIL: info@deafplus.org

DATE ADDED: 07/07/2016

SALARY: £24,922.58 (pro rata)

HOURS: 25 hours per week and 11 hours per week (we will consider combining both posts)

CONTRACT: 2 years

CLOSING DATE: Friday 8th July 2016 at noon

INTERVIEW DATE: 11th, 13th and 15th July

BACKGROUND

deafPLUS is a registered medium-sized charity and company limited by guarantee working to encourage integration and equality between D/deaf and hearing people in all areas of life. We provide a range of services from Advocacy to Employment, equipment to information and advice across 6 centres around the UK.

 

Project Overview

The project has been commissioned by Hackney Council to enable an accessible Hackney Advice Service (HAS) as part of a consortium of 5 local voluntary organisations. The partners are deafPLUS, visionPLUS, City & Hackney Mind, Refugee Women’s Association and Royal London Society for Blind People of which deafPLUS is the lead partner. The Service has been set up to meet the needs of local people with mental health issues, disabled people, refugee and migrant women residents of Hackney.

 

The fundamental aim of HAS is that it is accessible to all disabled residents, refugee and migrant women in Hackney enabling them to understand their rights, access services that they are entitled to and to build their capabilities.

 

The Person

We are seeking an individual with great organisational and interpersonal skills to handle caseloads of individuals and offer social welfare to our clients within the Borough of Hackney. A proven ability of communicating with deafened and hard of hearing clients is essential and an awareness and understanding of hearing loss, issues pertaining to hard of hearing people is also essential. In addition:

  1. Experience of database (Charitylog)
  2. Similar experience of 2-years of social welfare advice.
  3. An understanding of hearing loss, in particular age-related hearing loss.

Working hours:   25 hours per week until 30th April 2018 (we are happy to consider combining the VI post to make it a full time post of 36 hours per week)

 

Location:   Whitechapel/Hackney

 

Salary:    £24,922.58 pro rata (inclusive of London Weighting)

 

How to apply: For an informal chat, please email Rebecca Mansell on rebecca.mansell@deafplus.org. Please download the application pack from our website www.deafplus.org

 

Closing date for applications:  Friday 8th July 2016 at noon.

 

Interviews will take place 11th, 13th, 15th July 2016

 

We welcome applications from suitably experienced individuals irrespective of racial origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy & maternity, gender, religion or disability.

 

www.deafplus.org |Twitter @deafPLUS_UK | Facebook deafPLUS70

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APPLICATION & INTERVIEW

All details are on our website.

 

The application form can be downloaded from our website.

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Housing Solicitor

ORGANISATION: Hackney Community Law Centre

ADDRESS: 8 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney, E5 0PD  [VIEW MAP]

PHONE: 020 8985 5236

EMAIL: bella@hclc.org.uk

DATE ADDED: 22/06/2016

SALARY: Negotiable

CLOSING DATE: Noon 22 July 2016

DUTIES
  • To provide specialist casework and representation in housing law.
  • To ensure compliance with Legal Aid Agency contract and funding requirements
  • To be familiar with SRA requirements

 

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ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

The successful candidate will have specialist knowledge of housing law and public funding covering homelessness, possession proceedings and warrants and serious disrepair and experience of managing a caseload representing social housing tenants.

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APPLICATION & INTERVIEW

Please email completed applications to bella@hclc.org.uk with the subject header “Housing Recruitment”.

 

Application form available at:

http://www.hclc.org.uk/2016/06/hclc-is-recruiting-a-new-housing-solicitor/

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Welfare Benefits Caseworker!

ORGANISATION: Hackney Community Law Centre

ADDRESS: 8 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney, E5 0PD  [VIEW MAP]

PHONE: 020 8985 5236

EMAIL: bella@hclc.org.uk

DATE ADDED: 11/06/2016

SALARY: £25,000

CLOSING DATE: 11 July 2016

DUTIES

To provide a comprehensive specialist welfare benefits advice service for people living in Hackney. To provide specialist casework and representation in welfare benefits matters.

 

 

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ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

The successful candidate will have specialist knowledge of means-tested and non-means tested welfare benefits and tax credits, as well as knowledge of immigration and residence rules for benefits and tax credits for EEA nationals and other migrants. Experience representing clients at both the First Tier and Upper Tier Social Security Tribunals essential. Two years’ experience required.

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APPLICATION & INTERVIEW

Please email completed applications to bella@hclc.org.uk with the subject header “Welfare Benefits Recruitment”.

 

Application form available at:

http://www.hclc.org.uk/2016/06/hclc-is-recruiting-a-new-welfare-benefits-caseworker/

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Full–time Violence Against Women And Girls (VAWG) Advice Worker

ORGANISATION: IMECE

ADDRESS: 2 Newington Green Road, Hackney, N1 4RX  [VIEW MAP]

PHONE: 0203 227 3592

EMAIL: recruitment@imece.org.uk

DATE ADDED: 16/04/2016

SALARY: £23,337

CONTRACT: Fixed term until March 2017

CLOSING DATE: 5 pm on Friday, 6th May 2016

INTERVIEW DATE: Week commencing 16th May 2016

BACKGROUND

Imece Women’s Centre is a women only organisation supporting women Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) women, particularly Turkish, Kurdish and Turkish Cypriot women to improve quality of their lives. This post to improve women’s access to generic and specialist domestic violence support services across London Boroughs. Post holder is expected to provide one to one crises intervention support service to survivors of abuse and some time-limited case work. The post holder is also expected to organise and facilitate workshops and discussion sessions with English and Turkish speaking women.

 

 

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APPLICATION & INTERVIEW

For an application pack please email to recruitment@imece.org.uk. Please specify the job title when requesting applications pack. Please do not send your CV. 

 

IMECE is an equal opportunity employer. These posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010).

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