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Legal Policy and Campaigns Officer - Southall Black Sisters

Southall Black Sisters

Maternity Cover: up to 6 months with possibility of extension 

SBS is one of the UK's leading advocacy and campaigning organisations for black and minority women. 

We are seeking a self-motivated and experienced legal policy and campaigns officer to assist the Director, Pragna Patel with Policy, research campaigns and strategic litigation work. Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) are essential as is the ability to plan, prioritise and meet deadlines.

The post holder will be experienced in either legal or policy work or both and be able to start as soon as possible.

In light of the nature and context of the work of SBS, the organization considers that the candidate's gender (female) to be an occupational requirement in accordance with Para 1, Schedule 9, to the Equality Act 2010.

Salary range from £25,690 to £29, 958 (incl. OLW) depending on skills and experience.

Home based work/flexible hours/job share/freelance will be considered for the right candidate/s.

Spoken knowledge of Punjabi or Hindi or Urdu is desirable but not essential.

Applicants should apply in the first instance by submitting a C.V. together with a statement detailing why you are suitable for the post. This statement should be no longer than 2 A4 sides. 

For the full application pack: please visit our website here

Closing date for applications is 18th August 2017.

Interview Dates:  31 August/1st September 2017.