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Deputy Princial Legal Adjudicators x 2

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Sector
Job type Temporary
Salary £12.00 - £19.37 per hour
Published 5 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Lesley-Anne Fitzgerald
Job ref NIC0001055_1589289945

Job description

Grafton Recruitment are working in partnership with the Northern Ireland Civil Service to recruit temporary Deputy Principal Legal Adjudicators x 2 to start ASAP for a duration of 6-12 months.

Pay rate: 0-12 week's £12.00 per hour

13+ week's £19.37 per hour

Location: Belfast, BT1

Hours: Mon - Fri (9.00am - 5.00pm)

Essential Criteria

  • Law Degree

Duties

  • Adjudicate on the merits of applications for civil legal aid;
  • Ensure that an applicant satisfies the statutory criteria for the granting of legal aid;
  • Manage staff dealing with certain categories of legal work;
  • Provide a proactive customer focused, efficient and effective services to legal aid applicants and their legal representatives;
  • Identify and agree quantitative and qualitative standards of performance;
  • Prioritise work within the section to facilitate access to justice;
  • Preparation of Case Notes for matters which are proceeding to the Civil Legal Services Appeals Panel;
  • Draft or assist with the drafting of pre action protocol responses when the Agency is challenged by way of Judicial Review.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Access NI Disclosure check at a cost of £18/£33. A person's criminal record will not, in itself, debar that person from being appointed to this post. Any information given will be treated in the strictest confidence.

To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. If you are interested please upload your CV to the link provided, Lesley-Anne Fitzgerald will be in touch to confirm if you have been shortlisted.

**PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE MAY BE FILLED VERY QUICKLY BUT WE WILL KEEP YOUR DETAILS ON FILE FOR ANY FUTURE ROLES THAT COME THROUGH THAT YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN**

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