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Job Description

NCDV is the leading organisation in the UK helping victims of domestic abuse to obtain an emergency injunction to protect them from their abuser. Approximately 35% of all UK injunctions are obtained with the assistance NCDV provides. NCDV provides a free, fast emergency service to those in need regardless of their personal circumstances.

The role of a caseworker involves working directly with those who have suffered domestic violence and abuse.

Main Duties

This role will primarily involve interviewing clients over the phone and drafting their witness statement, drafting all necessary legal paperwork to enable the client to make their court application for an injunction.

Caseworker

  • A Law degree or Graduate Diploma in Law with a strong academic background.
  • A proactive approach with an ability to work independently
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written, with the ability to communicate effectively, positively & professionally.
  • Self-motivated, clear thinking and able to carry out case work accurately with attention to detail.
  • Practical, calm & common sense approach to problem solving.
  • Excellent computer literacy skills and knowledge of Microsoft word.
  • Be able to successfully manage your time to ensure that you help as many clients as possible.
  • Fluent in English both verbally and in written communication.
  • Knowledge of a second language would be great but not essential.
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Excellent typing skills
  • Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment dealing with matters of a sensitive nature.

Hours

  • This is a full time, permanent position working 37.5 hours a week Monday to Friday 9am-5.30pm
  • This role will be based full time out of our Guildford offices
  • This is a Graduate position

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,000.00-£20,319.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company pension

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme

Application question(s):

  • Do you have a Law Degree?
  • Did you receive a 2:1 or higher in your Degree?
  • Are you able to commute to the Guildford offices on a daily basis?

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person


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