We're hiring a Human Rights Officer. 

Are you..

A “people person” with a positive “can-do” attitude who enjoys working as part of a supportive small team?

Committed to the mission of BIHR, to bring human rights to life beyond the courtrooms; this includes commitment to equality of opportunity and diversity?

Do you have..

Masters level knowledge of human rights laws in the UK, specifically the Human Rights Act? Gathered through academic study or equivalent practice-based experience. 

A practical understanding of domestic human rights standards to the delivery of public services, including health and social care? 

Professional experience of developing and delivering training for adults on human rights? 

Ability to translate and communicate complex legal issues (preferably human rights) for non-technical audiences, using plain and engaging language? This is vital; legal expertise alone is not sufficient for this role.


Salary:                  £28, 000 pa (inclusive of London Weighting) pro rata

Hours:                   3 days / week (0.6 FT equivalent)

Location:               Based in London with regular travel across the UK, including regular overnight stays / early starts / late finishes (TOIL policy applies). A willingness and ability to travel regularly for work is a key requirement for this role

Contract:               9 months Maternity Cover. All positions are subject to completion of a probationary period. All positions are subject to funding

Leave:                   25 days annual leave pro rata

Benefits:                5% pension (following a probationary period)

Download Job Description, Application Form and Equality and Diversity Form below. Completed applications must be received by 10 am on Monday 23rd March; late applications will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews are likely to take place on Wednesday 8th April; you should be available for this date.