Vacancy: Legal Officer (Full-time)

imageDoras Luimní are currently inviting applications for the position of Legal Officer.

The Legal Officer will have the overall responsibility of managing Doras’ Direct Support Service which provides one-to-one legal information and advice on a range of immigration related issues to our clients. This role will include managing Doras’ Legal Service and The Advice and Information Centre which advocates on behalf approximately 1,000 clients per annum to Government Agencies and other organisations. A further element of this work will be to maintain an individual caseload and ensuring detailed records of all clinic work are kept.

Qualifications & Experience

Please see the job description and person specifications below for more detail.This position is full-time (35 hours) and salary will be commensurate with experience.

The following qualifications and experience will be necessary for this position:

  • A professional legal qualifications

  • A minimum of two years’ experience of working in a NGO.

  • Direct experience of working with migrant communities and an appreciation and understanding of the realities and diversity of their lives.

  • A thorough understanding of human rights based approaches, inequality and social exclusion issues.

Full Job Description: Legal Officer Job Description March 2015

Application Form: Doras Luimni Application Form

Full Advert: Job Advert March 2015

Completed application form should be returned to Leonie Kerins at l.kerins@dorasluimni.org or by post to Leonie Kerins; Doras Luimni; Central Buildings; 51a O’Connell Street; Limerick.

The closing date for return of completed application form is Friday 17th April 2015 at 5.00pm.