We are a local charity who give free independent advice in West Sussex and looking for an experienced Housing Solicitor to develop an exciting new housing casework project and pro bono programme.   

You must be a self-motivator, highly organised with drive to grow a new project and deliver high quality and hit the ground running.  You will need to meet the Legal Aid Agency Housing Law requirements and have experience of the Specialist Quality Mark in delivering housing casework.   You will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the needs of vulnerable clients, excellent negotiations skills to prevent homelessness, advocate for tenants, provide court representation and take a holistic approach so client needs are met.   You will be able to work independently and able to manage your time to supervise pro bono student and corporate placements, work with engagement teams to demonstrate the impact of this project and develop funding opportunities.  

 What you will get  

  • 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced sick and maternity pay
  • Access to extensive training and continued professional development

How To Apply

Read the full job description and DOWNLOAD the Application Form.  Complete the Application Form in full, and where instructed to ‘Submit Your Application‘ attach this document, and optional Equality form.  Alternatively, email the Application Form directly to recruitment@westsussexcab.org.uk                  CVs will NOT be accepted.


Job details

Application pack

Hours24 to 37 hours per week
Salary£34 000.00 per annum (pro rata) depending on experience
Contract type2 Year Fixed Term Contract
Closing Date16 June 2024
Interview DateTBC


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