FLAC: Legal Information Development Manager & Senior Information Line Officer – closing date 30 October

FLAC is a human rights organisation which exists to promote equal access to justice. FLAC’s vision is of a society where everyone can access fair and accountable mechanisms to vindicate their rights.

FLAC provides a range of services to the public including a Telephone Information and Referral Line where callers are provided with basic legal information and FLAC Clinics in Citizens Information Centres throughout the country where volunteer lawyers provide basic legal advice. In 2019 FLAC assisted 26,995 individuals though its Information Line and Clinics.

The FLAC clinics have been temporarily suspended due to government restrictions. FLAC also recently established phone legal advice clinics to the public. The Information Line is inundated with callers during Covid-19.

FLAC wishes to support and develop the ways it delivers legal information through its information line, website, and use technology developing FAQs, online information, infographics, videos, podcasts and through social media etc. to provide legal information.

FLAC is recruiting for two roles:

Legal Information Development Manager

The overall responsibilities of the role are to manage and resource the Telephone Information and Referral Line and use technology to develop ways of delivering legal information for FLAC

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Senior Information Line Officer

The overall responsibilities of the role are to provide Legal Information on the Telephone Information and Referral Line, in particular, in either Employment Law or Family Law, and to develop information resources on Family Law and Employment Law which frequently arise on the Information Line.

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Please send CV and covering letter to recruitment@flac.ie, setting out how you meet the criteria for the position you are applying for on or before 30 October 2020.



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