BIHR’s Assistant Human Rights Officer is a great opportunity for someone at the start of their career in human rights who can demonstrate a good understanding of UK law and a passion for both practical non-litigation based human rights work and experience-led policy work. Applications from more experienced candidates are also welcomed.

 This is a varied role which includes

  • Supporting the development of BIHR’s human rights information/educational resources and tools, including researching and drafting copy for our human rights guides and information tools, website and blog.
  • Supporting the development BIHR’s programmes, training and educational/informational work, including generating training materials and other materials / resources for programmes.
  • Supporting the delivery of BIHR’s programmes, training and outreach through online delivery and where needed, face-to-face delivery.
  • Undertake research and generate copy for BIHR’s policy and campaigning work, working with the RCA, and leading on specific assigned areas.

A passion for human rights in the UK is a must. A commitment to ensuring the best possible practical use of domestic standards outside the courts is essential. The AHRO is a very varied and exciting role for someone looking to begin a career in human rights in the UK.

If you want to join our team, apply today:

  • Download the Job and Person Specification, below. Please read this carefully as showing how you meet the person specification is a vital part of the application
  • Download the Application Form, below. Please complete this form, following all the instructions carefully, to apply. Do not submit a CV or covering letter, these will not be considered
  • Send your completed Application Form and the Equality & Diversity Form (also below) to [email protected]

Completed applications must be received by 1.00 pm on Wednesday 19th January 2022. Late applications will not be considered. Applications should be emailed to [email protected].

Interviews will be online via Zoom; you must be able to use this platform (which is integral to the role itself). Interviews are likely to take place on Thursday 10th and Friday 11th February 2022

Assistant Human Rights Officer: Job Description and Person SpecificationAssistant Human Rights Officer: Application FormEquality & Diversity Monitoring Form