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Paralegal Choice Housing

  • Closing Date: 16 October 2020
  • Location: Belfast Area
  • Salary: £22,176 - £26,400
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: 37
Work with NIFHA


Starting salary £22,176 – £26,400

Job reference PL/4950/102020


Choice is seeking to recruit a Paralegal to provide support to the Legal Services Manager, in order to ensure that an efficient, effective and comprehensive legal service is available to the Association.


Essential Criteria:-

  • Appropriate work experience/ voluntary work within the legal or housing sector.
  • Working knowledge of the Courts and Tribunals Service of NI
  • An understanding of responsibilities and duties of a Social Landlord within the Social Housing Sector.
  • Computer literate with experience of Microsoft Office programmes including Word and Excel;
  • Ability to produce accurate work under a deadline, and as part of a team.
  • Good technical legal skills. Excellent research and analytical skills.


Desirable Criteria:

  • At least one years’ recent experience working as a Paralegal/Legal Professional.
  • Experience working in the Housing Sector
  • Knowledge of the Housing Allocation procedure and Housing Selection Scheme.
  • Legal Services experience of managing a large volume of cases/matters.


Benefits include:- Flexible working hours, contributory pension scheme and access to a Health Cash Plan


For further details please go to


Completed application forms should be returned by 12 noon, Friday 16th October 2020


Please note, the Association reserves the right to create a reserve list following the interview process.


NB: The panel may enhance the criteria in order to facilitate short-listing of the post


“Choice Housing Ireland Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer”.