Nikki Tugby


Recruitment – Housing Caseworker

Due to new project funding, a vacancy has arisen for an experienced housing caseworker to join the active and experienced team at Derbyshire Law Centre.  We are looking for someone who can preferably start immediately and the post will be for a fixed-term period, 2 years from start date.

The post will consist of 2 different roles.  Part of the role will be working in conjunction with funding local authorities to work on disrepair cases. The postholder will work to encourage local authority tenants to report repairs through the Law centre and make any relevant damages claims through the Law centre. There will be development work publicising the legal advice that we can offer to tenants and taking on disrepair claims against landlords including injunctions and claims for damages.  The other part of the role will be working on a new project funded by The Lloyds Bank Foundation to support residents in the Bolsover district who are experiencing homelessness and housing difficulties.

Recruitment of Specialist Employment Caseworker

We are looking for a specialist employment caseworker to join the friendly and experienced team at Derbyshire Law Centre.  The role would suit someone with experience, but if you are enthusiastic about employment law and have some experience of advice-giving in a legal context we would be pleased to consider your application and can provide training.  We are looking for someone who can start immediately and the post will be for a fixed-term period of 12 months from commencement of contract.

Recruitment of Employment Caseworker

Due to the current and expected demand for employment advice, a vacancy has arisen for a specialist employment caseworker to join the active and experienced team at Derbyshire Law Centre.  We are looking for someone who can preferably start immediately and the post will be for a fixed-term period of 12 months from commencement of contract.

Applicants should have experience of supervised case work, ideally with a focus on employment and/or discrimination law. They should be able to run their own caseload and have the ability to negotiate settlements out of court and undertake advocacy in the Employment Tribunal.

Recruitment of Homelessness Prevention Paralegal

Due to internal recruitment a position has become available for a Homelessness Prevention Paralegal.

The role comes with a high degree of autonomy and includes providing support to the housing caseworkers to help prevent homelessness. The catchment area is Bolsover, Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire. You must have exceptional file management and organisational skills and be naturally inquisitive with an understanding of legal principals.