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Support and Volunteer Coordinator
Do you want to make a positive difference to mental wellbeing in the legal community? We are recruiting for a Support and Volunteer Coordinator to join our small, supportive, and dedicated team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with experience of working in the legal sector who is looking for a new challenge and wants to put their expertise to inspiring and meaningful use.
Working with LawCare
LawCare is a highly respected charity offering emotional support, information, and training to the legal community across the UK. We work to promote good mental wellbeing in legal workplaces and drive change in education, training, and practice. We’ve been supporting the legal community for nearly 25 years.
What you will be doing
Reporting to the Support Services Manager, the Support and Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for supporting and developing our wonderful volunteer team who provide emotional support to people working in the law and our champions, legal professionals, who raise awareness about mental wellbeing and the work we do at LawCare.
The role includes representing LawCare externally by presenting about our work and providing emotional support from time to time to members of the legal community (training will be provided). As part of LawCare you will be joining a dedicated community of staff and volunteers committed to supporting and promoting positive mental wellbeing. This is an exciting time to be joining LawCare – it is our 25th anniversary next year and we have just published our ground-breaking Life in the Law research which will inform our new strategy for the next three years. Join us and make a real contribution to a better working culture in law.
What we are looking for
We are seeking a well organised, energetic, positive individual with empathy and compassion and experience of working in the legal profession, with a flexible, non-judgmental approach to people and work.
About the role
• Full time 37.5 hours a week, hours 0900-1730 Monday to Friday.
• Salary 25K
• Remote (LawCare does not have an office)
• Some travel within the UK: you may be required to travel to Belfast, Edinburgh, London and Bath and other parts of the UK. All travel costs are reimbursed.
• Remote based working which is fully embedded in our culture
• 30 days annual leave plus UK bank holidays and additional Christmas leave, LawCare is closed from Dec 24-Jan 2
• Employer pension contribution of 4%
Closing date for applications
Sunday 5th December midnight. All applications to be submitted electronically on the application form with a covering letter. No CVs.
Candidates selected for interview will be informed by 10th December.
Interviews on Zoom on Friday 17th December. For more information please visit our website: www.lawcare.org.uk/get-involved/work-for-lawcare-job-vacancies .
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