AWARD WINNING VOLUNTEERING SERVICE

VOLUNTEER

 

Greenwich Housing Rights is only recruiting volunteers to help with the running of the Greenwich Migrant Hub.

 

Volunteers are invaluable to the work at the Hub and carry out a range of tasks, including providing a warm welcome to our visitors, cooking, or carrying out important advocacy work. All our volunteers get extensive training before the start and are also offered ongoing training and personal development opportunities during their placement with us.

 

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please contact info@greenwichmigranthub.co.uk

 

MAKE A DONATION

 

If you would like to support our work by making a donation, please click here to visit our MyDonate web page.

 

BECOME A MEMBER OF GHR

 

Greenwich Housing Rights is a membership organisation.  Members elect the Management Committee at the Annual General Meeting and have a say in the plans and development of our services.  Member organisations also receive additional support with making referrals or providing housing advice to their clients. 

 

To find out more about Membership rights, please read our constitution, Click Here.  And to apply for membership please download our membership application form and email the completed form to general@grhr.co.uk or by post to Greenwich Housing Rights, 36 Wellington Street, London SE18 6PE

 

 

BECOME A MIGRANT HUB PARTNER ORGANISATION

 

We work with a wide variety of organisations and provide an excellent opportunity for outreach work. Our partner organisations are involved on a weekly or a rotational basis.

 

If you are interested in becoming a partner organisation at the Hub, please click here to find out more about our work at the Hub or contact info@greenwichmigranthub.co.uk

 

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Director

 

£46,000 to £50,000 (depending on experience)

plus 5% pension contribution

30 days annual leave

35 hours per week

 

Greenwich Housing Rights (GHR) is the main voluntary sector provider of Legal Aid funded housing advice in the London Borough of Greenwich.  Part funded by the Council, we also run the Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme (HPCDS) in Bromley County Court and the Greenwich Migrant Hub (GMH).  In 2017/18 we provided advice and assistance to over 3,500 people.  

 

We have recently been awarded a contract to extend our Legal Advice service to the London Borough of Bromley and we are seeking a Director with significant experience of developing and delivering a sustainable Legal Aid funded service to lead on establishing this service and on securing the contract for the HPCDS in Bromley when this is tendered in the year ahead.

 

The successful candidate will be a solicitor with at least 5 years post qualification experience in delivering Legal Aid funded advice services and must meet the Legal Aid criteria for a casework supervisor in housing matters.  As well as experience of developing services, the postholder will have experience of managing staff and of maintaining SQM (or Lexcel) accreditation.   Experience of running an organisation or operating at a senior level in an organisation will be an advantage as is an understanding of charitable organisations and regulations. 

   

 

Closing date for applications – Tuesday the 25th of September (10.00am)

 

Interviews - week commencing 8th of October 2018

 

GHR is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.  If you would like to discuss any aspect of this position please contact The GHR Chair, Siraj Choudhury, by email at chair@grhr.co.uk

 

For an application pack, please call 0208 855 7368 or email peter.okali@grhr.co.uk