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Senior Legal Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
19/03/2018 23:59
£29,323 - £31,601 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
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Job details 

Closing date:
19 Mar

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Further information

We are seeking an experienced lawyer to join our Legal Team to provide legal advice and support on children social care matters including advocacy and attendance at court, and conduct of cases appropriate to the post.

If you have:

- a professional legal qualification or are part qualified
- experience in providing legal advice and support
- excellent communication skills
- a flexible and resilient approach to work
- enjoy working as part of a team,

We would love to hear from you!

The Council’s Legal Team provide legal advice and support on a range of legal disciplines to services across the Council and you will be provided with the support and opportunities to develop your legal experience and expertise specifically on children social care but also on other related legal matters as appropriate. The Council also offers exciting opportunities for your own development through our talent network and Shaping a Brighter Future programme.

Working for the Council

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is ambitious and committed to providing excellent services to the community we serve. We pride ourselves on being challenging, innovative and well organised. The Council is also a great place to work - we work hard but are also valued, trusted and supported to be the best we can be, never losing sight of the fact that we are here to serve the people of the borough.

We offer a range of employee benefits including membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, family friendly policies such as flexible working and flexi time, health and wellbeing support, and access to discounts and other benefits including car lease scheme.

For more information on working for the council, our culture and behaviours, and employee benefits please visit https://www.stockton.gov.uk/stockton-council/working-for-the-council-including-stockton-council-jobs/

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.
For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Jill Douglas, HR and Legal Services Manager, on (01642) 526309

An online application form and further information is available from www.stockton.gov.uk/job-vacancies/. Alternatively you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

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