Housing Solicitor

Salary: £33,820 – £36,294 dependant on experience and PQE
Hours: 1x full-time (35 hours per week)
Location: Option for home working – with travel across locations Bury, Bolton, Oldham & Rochdale, along with other areas of the North West and Yorkshire region, as required
Closing Date: No closing date set – as soon as ideal candidate found, vacancy will close. So apply today!
Interviews:  Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis, until position filled

 

 

The Citizens Advice services across Bury & Bolton, are leading providers of advice and information, supporting thousands of clients every year. We are a busy, client focused and dynamic service with a track record of delivering high quality advice. Our services are delivered between 8am – 6pm. Postholders will be expected to actively contribute to service delivery rotas between these times.

We are now looking to recruit ambitious individuals to join our growing team of advisers as part of a planned expansion of the Housing team which will take us into Rochdale & Oldham fulfilling a Legal Aid contract.

The Housing Adviser/ Solicitor will handle their own Legal Aid caseload of matters from instruction through to completion, acting on behalf of tenants, including but not limited to:

  • Possession Claims for rent arrears both private and social sectors
  • Possession claims under accelerated procedure
  • Anti-social behaviour injunctions
  • Unlawful Eviction Injunctions
  • Disrepair Claims
  • Homelessness s204 appeals to the County Court and beyond
  • Judicial reviews

At CABB, we value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, people with physical or mental health conditions, LGBT+ and non-binary people, and people from racially minoritised communities.

Click here to view the full job pack. 

 

Please Note

Both our Bury and Bolton offices will not be open on Wednesdays or Fridays for the entirety of February and March 2024.

Should you require advice, you can reach our advice line service on 0808 278 7804.

Alternatively our national advice line service can be reached on 0800 144 8848.

Emergency contact details for local authorities in both Bury and Bolton are as follows:

Bolton – https://www.bolton.gov.uk/council/emergency-contacts

Bury – https://www.bury.gov.uk/emergencies/emergency-contact-numbers

Please also be advised

We will not be taking on any new Immigration cases / referrals until further notice.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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