Vacancies

Vacancies

Foundation Positions

External Member – Grants, Programmes and Learning Committee

Remuneration: £8,000 per annum (including VAT where applicable)
Closing date: 5pm, Friday 31st July 2020 CLOSED
Interviews: early September

The Grants Committee has recently expanded its role to take on responsibility for oversight of delivering TLEF’s new five-year strategy from 2020, covering both grant-making and policy or research work that TLEF undertakes directly. The new strategy has an increasing emphasis on how we support grantees and learn from their work, and so we are looking to strengthen the committee to better scrutinise and support our grant-making.

Download the Application Pack and Diversity Information Sheet.

Justice Collaborations Positions

The Foundation’s subsidiary charity, Justice Collaborations, is recruiting for two new posts in its first grants programme, and two external members of its Grants Committee.

We are delighted to have appointed Hazel Williams as Head of the Justice Together initiative, a collaboration of independent funders aiming to transform access to justice in the UK immigration system. We are now recruiting the rest of the team (see the Structure Chart). We are looking for candidates with a passion for values of equality and justice, and experience of working or volunteering in the voluntary sector.

These posts will be employed by Justice Collaborations, registered charity and wholly owned subsidiary of The Legal Education Foundation.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we particularly welcome applications from people with lived experience of the UK immigration system.

Deputy Head of the Justice Together Initiative

Salary: £40,000 – £50,000 per annum for full-time (or pro-rata if part-time)
Location: Based in Central London but flexible, job-share and part-time options considered
Closing date: 9am, Friday 3rd July 2020 CLOSED
Interviews: Friday 10th Thursday 9th July 2020

This is an exciting opportunity to work with colleagues to develop a brand new programme to meet an urgent and changing need. The post-holder will have responsibility for the initiative’s grant-making and management. They will work with the Head of the Initiative to develop and implement the overall strategy, and lead the scoping and development of strategies in specific regions and/or devolved nations with the UK. They will also be expected to deputise for the Head of the Initiative where needed. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a personal style that fosters collaboration and trust.

Download the Application Pack and Diversity Information Sheet.

Grants Officer

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 per annum for full-time (or pro-rata if part-time)
Location: Based in Central London but flexible, job-share and part-time options considered
Closing date: 9am, Friday 3rd July 2020 CLOSED
Interviews: Friday 17th July 2020

The Grants Officer is a critical role in ensuring the smooth-running of the Justice Together Initiative and will provide essential support to the staff team in relation to meetings and fundraising as well as the management of grants. The successful candidate will have will have experience of the voluntary sector and a knowledge of fundraising and the associated administration.

Download the Application Pack and Diversity Information Sheet.

If you would like an informal conversation with Hazel about either role, please email vacancies@thelef.org.

Additionally, we are seeking to recruit two external members of the Justice Collaborations Grants Committee.

External Member – Grants Committee, Justice Together Initiative

Remuneration: £8,000 per annum (including VAT where applicable)
Closing date: 9am, Monday 20th July 2020 CLOSED
Interviews: Thursday 6th and Friday 7th August
(but flexible depending on availability)

We are looking for two exceptional people, with lived experience of the immigration system, to join the newly established grants committee for Justice Together. This is an exciting opportunity to ensure that the grant-making contributes to the overall aims of the initiative and that funding delivers appropriate levels of support to organisations. The grants committee is comprised of members of the Justice Collaborations board plus three directly appointed members. It will meet three to four times a year to review grant applications, make recommendations to the full board, or approve the grant in line with delegated powers.

Download the Application Pack, Application Form and Diversity Information Sheet.

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