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Co-Head of Legal Advice Services

Job role:
Co-Head of Legal Advice Services
Advice Area:
Working Families
UK wide
Job type:
Working hours:
Part time
Negotiable - £52000
Closing date:
30-09-2024 - 17:00

Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 30 hours a week, will consider 22.5 hrs. We are willing to talk flexible working.
Location: Remote, with up to twice-monthly visits to London, public transport travel costs covered.
Salary: Between £52,000 and £58,000 (FTE) pa (depending on PQE experience) + benefits.
Reports to: CEO
Direct reports: Senior Rights Adviser, Rights Advisers, Senior Benefits Advisers, Benefits Advisers, Supervising Solicitor, Trusts & Foundations Manager (line management divided up between the two heads).
Start date: September 2024 (negotiable)

About the role

Working Families is the UK’s national charity for working parents and carers. Our mission is to remove the barriers that people with caring responsibilities face in the workplace.

This is a new role managing the Legal Advice Services. This role will be a job split, with an existing Co-Head in place. The new role is for 30 hours a week (0.8 FTE). We are willing to talk flexible working.

This new Co-Head will focus on developing strategic relationships with trusted partners and stakeholders, including new and existing law firms who provide pro bono support.

You will focus on the strategic framework, delivering the 5 year plan and, as part of the Senior Leadership Team, s­­­­upporting the organisation to be a great place to work with and for. There will be some line management responsibilities. There will be some oversight of Working Families employment contracts, handbooks and policies.

This is a joint role, with a Co-Head of Legal Advice Services (already in place) whose focus is managing the service and the team of advisers, overseeing AQS accreditation and supporting the Trust and Foundations Manager with fundraising applications. This role ensures quality advice is provided by the service.

The Job Description (available via the Applied website link) is for the Head of Legal Advice Services role as a whole. Specific responsibilities and focus for each Co-Head will be set out in a job split agreement.

The advert is open until end September 2024, but we will be reviewing applications from the start date and may interview and appoint earlier.

For a full Job Description and to apply for the role please follow this link:

To apply, visit organisation’s website