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Housing Legal Officer

West Midlands


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Simerette Bhaker

Consultant | Legal

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A well-regarded Local Authority Based in the West Midlands are seeking a Housing Legal Officer to join their friendly team on a locum basis.

The successful Housing Legal Officer or Paralegal specialising in Housing law will be required to:

  • Provide dedicated legal support across the homelessness, allocations and temporary accommodation functions. Legal officer will be part of the new expanded operational duty team to support managers and caseworkers in dealing with any increase in legal challenges that may arise out of a more robust approach to casework and decision making.
  • To support and train review officers tasked with carrying out Part 6 and Part 7 statutory reviews.
  • All candidates must have a law degree and significant experience of working in a statutory homelessness service or legal service which deals with Statutory Homeless and Housing Allocations Judicial Reviews.

All rates shown are Umbrella

Working Pattern: Flexible/ Hybrid/ Fully Remote

Full Time

12 Month Contract

If you are interested in discussing this role further, please contact me at 0207 766 9075 or email

"We would like to attract talent from all corners of the Engineering world for this role. Our commitment is to an equitable recruitment process so feel free to apply in any way that suits you, via WhatsApp, video message, or CV, the more creative the better."

Consultant | Legal

Simerette Bhaker

Simerette has been a friend of Oyster’s for over 10 years; starting her journey contracting at various Housing Associations and Local Authorities, Simerette built an outstanding professional reputation for herself. As a Recruitment Consultant, Simerette draws on her practical experience to ensure she’s delivering an informed and empathetic experience. If you’re ever feeling stressed, Simerette can also do wonders for your relaxation, always armed with a crystal or meditation playlist to recommend.
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