Housing Solicitor

Role: Housing Solicitor 

Location: Travel across locations Stockport, Oldham, Rochdale & Trafford will be required.

Salary: £32,000 pro rata

Hours: 21-28 hours 

Reporting to: Legal Advice Manager

The Citizens Advice services across Stockport, Oldham, Rochdale and Trafford are leading providers of advice and information, supporting tens of thousands of clients every year and we are now looking to recruit ambitious individuals to join our growing team of advisers.

We are looking to an experienced Housing Solicitor who can join our established Legal Advice team as a Housing Solicitor.

You will be delivering advice and advocacy under the legal aid housing and debt contract whilst being expected to keep up to date with legislation, policies and procedures and undertake appropriate training.

You will have at least 1 year PQE of delivering advice and advocacy in housing and debt and be proficient in the use of CCMS including the use of delegated function and amending scope and limitations.

The expectation is that you will meet billing targets of x1.5 salary.

We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups, as they are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Closing date: 20th September 2019

Interview date: 27th September 2019


If you want to express an interest in the role, please send a CV and cover letter inline with the recruitments outlined in the job pack to Ryan Wharmby by email on ryan.wharmby@penninewest.cab

Steve Hughes