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Employment Law Case Worker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
15/03/2017
Advert End Date:
29/03/2017 23:59
Salary:
Grade 7 (SCP 32 -36) £28,203 - £31,288 - pro rata
Hours per week:
18.5
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
160906
Employment Location:
City of Sunderland
Post Number:
50083262

Job details 

Closing date:
29 Mar


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Further information

Part time - 18.5 hours Key Responsibilities: • To provide advice and representation at E.T to clients in relation to Unfair Dismissal, Discrimination, Wrongful dismissal, illegal deduction of wages, working time directive and holidays, breach of contract and other issues related to the above. • To provide support to colleagues in relation to employment law matters they are handling. • Provide advice to clients in a number of settings including advice sessions, outreach advice sessions and health pathway settings. • To provide a holistic approach to advice and consider connected issues facing clients who seek advice from the service such as welfare benefits, debt and housing matters and advice clients accordingly. • Provide training and updates to members of the Welfare Rights Team and other advice providers and organisations when and if required. • To manage a full case load in relation to employment up to and including - representation at Social Security appeal tribunal and Employment Tribunals. - County Court application and representation. • To provide advice sessions in relation to new clients and on-going issues • To manage caseloads via diary and recall systems and provide detailed but succinct case recording. • To maintain and develop knowledge of welfare benefits, debt, employment rules and regulations. • To manage complex and higher risk cases to maintain or improve the wellbeing of vulnerable clients. As part of the application process for this post you are required to complete an online assessment which should take approximately 25 minutes to complete. To do so you must click the link below & follow the instructions which appear on screen to begin. Link to the online assessment: http://myassessment.ondemand.shl.com/ID.aspx?ID=_WDwHqkTd0WTmiZc263a_g Completion of this assessment is a compulsory aspect of the recruitment and selection process for this post and applications submitted without a completed online assessment will not be considered. If you need help using a PC or experience any technical difficulties please call us on 0191 561 1763. Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact the HR&OD Recruitment Services Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: ijm@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable. Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items. Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

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