About Lilian Lee

Lillian is the Office Manager for all of Z2K and coordinates our IT as well as many other things.

Vacancy: Caseworker

We are looking for a caseworker to join our Casework Team.

Responsible to: Senior Casework Manager
Hours of Work: 5 days a week (35 hours)
Salary: £26,000 to £28,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Holidays: 24.5 days plus bank holidays and Christmas closure.This is increasing to 28 days in 2018 plus bank holidays.
Location: Office in Victoria and Office in Queens Park
Duration: Permanent

To apply

Please download the following documents. Instructions on how to apply is found in the Cover letter and job description.

  1. Cover letter and job description
  2. Application form
  3. Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

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Vacancy: Tribunals Co-ordinator and Caseworker (maternity cover)

We are currently looking for a full-time Tribunals Co-ordinator and Caseworker (maternity cover)

Responsible to                                 : Senior Casework Manager

Hours of Work                                 : 5 days a week (35 hours)

Salary                                                 : £26,000 to £28,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Holidays                                            : 24.5 days including Christmas closure plus bank holidays.  This is increasing to 28 days in 2018 plus bank holidays.

Location                                            : Office in Victoria and Office in Queens Park

Duration                                            : Maternity Cover to April 2018

Closing date for applications: 9:00 a.m. on 21 September 2017, Thursday

First round interviews planned for: 25 September 2017, Monday and 26 Septhember 2017, Tuesday

Second round interviews planned for: 28 September 2017, Thursday

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

About the Role

You will be responsible for the co-ordination of our social security tribunal representation work in the field of disability benefits – Employment Support Allowance, Personal Independence Payment and Disability Living Allowance.  Primarily, you will co-ordinate the allocation of tribunal cases to pro bono lawyers across our partner law firms, and as part of a busy casework team, you will also assist clients in lodging appeals following a refused application for disability benefits.  You will also be expected to provide representation on occasion.

You will be supported by a highly skilled senior casework manager who has developed policies and a casework database system that enables all caseworkers to handle a fast moving but manageable caseload.  You will also take the lead in capturing and analysing data to contribute to all our work, including campaigning and policy.  At Z2K, all staff work as part of a wider team to ensure that we are meeting our wider goals and objectives.

To apply

Please download the following documents. Instructions on how to apply is found in the Cover letter and job description.

  1. Cover letter and Job Description
  2. Application form
  3. Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Sort out your Christmas present woes with our auction pre-bids

Worried about Christmas presents ? Here is your answer. We have an amazing array of gifts which you can buy and support justice charities at the same time .

We would like to invite anyone who can’t attend our quiz night on the 16 November to bid for our wonderful auction prizes described in the below list. There are two types of auctions, one is the silent auction pre bid and the other is the live auction pre bid. Continue reading

Our Quiz Night is back!

Z2K and the Bar Pro Bono Unit, a charity which helps to find pro bono legal assistance from volunteer barristers present

Clive Anderson Quiz Night!

7PM Monday 16th November 2015 @ Inner Temple Hall

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Following the resounding success of our 2012 Sandi Toksvig Quiz we now invite you, your, clients, colleagues, family and friends to join us for a uniquely entertaining evening, hosted by the redoubtable Clive Anderson. Continue reading

Z2K Housing Advice Conference on 23 Oct 2015

We are delighted to announce that our chairman, Jan Luba QC will be chairing the Housing Advice Conference on 23 October 2015 with keynote presentations given by Campbell Robb (Chief Executive of Shelter) and Siobhan McGrath (President of the Property Chamber of the First Tier Tribunal).

The Conference offers practical, up-to-date advice and guidance on the key recent developments in the world of housing advice from senior, experienced practitioners.

This Conference is specifically geared to meet the needs of both:

  • local authority advisers, including those in Housing Options, Housing Advice, Homelessness Prevention and Tenancy Relations; and
  • staff and volunteers who advise on housing law and practice in the voluntary sector including in CABx, Law Centres, Legal Advice Centres and other advice agencies.

Speakers include solicitors Giles Peaker (chair of the Housing Law Practitioner’s Association), Jayesh Kunwardia (the LALY legal aid Housing lawyer of 2015) and Diane Astin (author of the Housing Law Handbook). They are joined by housing standards enforcement expert Ben Reeve-Lewis and specialist social security lawyer Desmond Rutledge. For full details of the speakers and their biographies click here.

Please visit http://z2k.org/news/housing-advice-conference-2015/ for the full programme.

To book a place click here.

There are only 80 places available and the Conference is expected to sell-out quickly. Please don’t miss out!