Kalisher Internship

We are currently recruiting for one Kalisher Intern. The successful candidate will firstly provide casework assistance to Case Review Managers and to the Investigations and Legal teams.  The second part will be to complete a research project agreed at the outset of the internship.

Annual Salary: £17,893

Contract Type: Fixed term

Length of employment: 12 months

Working pattern: Full-time

The closing date for Kalisher Internship applications is 12:00 pm Midnight, Sunday 31 May 2020.

Application details and selection process

For further information and how to apply for the role please down load the Kalisher Intern Information Pack for Candidates and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities monitoring form. See below:

Kalisher Intern Information Pack for Candidates

Kalisher Personal Details and Equal Opportunities monitoring form

Benefits of working at the CCRC

A working culture which encourages inclusion and diversity

29 working days annual leave allowance, in addition to 8 statutory bank and public holidays.

The Civil Service Pensions Scheme – A competitive contributory pension scheme that you can enter as soon as you join where we will make a significant contribution to the cost of your pension; where your contributions come out of your salary before any tax is taken; and where your pension will continue to provide valuable benefits for you and your family if you are too ill to continue to work or die before you retire.

Generous paid maternity, paternity and shared parental leave (SPL) which is in excess of the statutory minimum.

Interest-free loans allowing you to spread the cost of an annual travel season ticket and the purchase of a bicycle;

Occupational Health Services and an Employee Assistance Programme.

We have Flexible working patterns including access to Flexible Working Schemes, part time and job share allowing you to vary your working day as long as you work your total of 37 hours per week (excluding lunch breaks). Staff have the option to apply to work from home for up to two days per week.

The Commission is located in central Birmingham.

Applying to CCRC for the Kalisher role, please provide us with all of the following:

  1. A brief up-to-date CV (no more than two pages of A4 word document. Please ensure you do not include anything that that identifies you individually, such as age, gender, ethnicity or disability status;
  1. A statement of no more than 500 words (word document) setting out why you believe you meet the selection criteria for a Kalisher Award.  This was set up in 1996 in memory of Michael Kalisher QC and intended to encourage and assist those intending to practice at the Criminal Bar who demonstrate “exceptional promise but modest means”.  The selection criteria are:
  • Intellectual ability – demonstrated by academic performance, past work, activities and other experience.
  • Motivation to succeed at the Criminal Bar – including steps taken to acquire the personal skills required of a Barrister, and a demonstration of the will to succeed.
  • Potential as an advocate – both in oral and written skills.
  • Personal qualities – including self-reliance, independence, integrity, reliability and humanity.
  • Financial need – information demonstrating financial need.

  1. An essay of no more than 1000 words (word document) on “The Impact of the Criminal Cases Review Commission on public confidence in the Criminal Justice System”.
  1. A completed Personal Details and Equal Opportunities monitoring form.

Completed applications should be sent to: E-mail:  hr@ccrc.x.gsi.gov.uk

For queries, please contact the HR team on 0121 233 1473

If you are selected for appointment, the Commission will carry out enquiries into your previous employment, your availability to work in the UK and your health.  It is a requirement that the post holder achieves the necessary security clearance level.

Existing Civil Servants sign a new employment contract and do not have continuous service on joining the CCRC, however, pensionable service with the Civil Service Pension Scheme would continue.