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.

Applicants should have experience of supervised case work, ideally with a focus on disrepair.  They should be able to run their own caseload.

The postholder will be a member of the Collective Management Team and undertake shared duties in the overall management of the Law Centre.

Closing date: Monday 15th November 2021 at 9:30am

Interviews: Week of 22nd November 2021

Please call to speak to Nikki Tugby on 01246 550674 for more information.

Recruitment pack

Application form