Senior Solicitor and Deputy Monitoring Officer

England, Worcestershire, Worcester
£45578 - £48570 per annum
06 Feb 2023
21 Feb 2023
Natalie Atherall
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Solicitor and Deputy Monitoring Officer

£45,578 - £ £48,570 per annum + attractive benefits, includes £5,000 p market supplement

37 hours per week - Opportunity for hybrid working

This is a local authority role with a difference!

The Role

As Senior Solicitor, together with the Head of Legal Services, you will help to provide a full spectrum legal service covering all aspects the Authority's activities and be part of delivering a first-class service to our communities. As well as Senior Solicitor, you will also be designated as Deputy Monitoring Officer and will be involved in the democratic governance processes of the Authority.

This is a varied and interesting role within a stimulating and challenging environment. We are looking for someone with a broad range of skills and experience, ideally covering a number of legal disciplines such as:

  • Commercial contracts and procurement
  • Employment
  • Property
  • Litigation

Full training and support will be given to help you develop those skills further, as well as learn new ones. Whilst previous Local Government experience may be an advantage, transferable skills, a flexible attitude and willingness to learn are all equally important.

Reasons to Join Us

  • 28 days annual leave entitlement increasing to 33 days after five years' continuous service (plus bank holidays).
  • Access to the local government pension scheme.
  • Flexi-time and hybrid working schemes allowing you to have an element of flexibility over your working hours.
  • Full IT support for homeworking, including laptop and mobile phone
  • Payment of practising certificate fee
  • Funding for CPD and training
  • Free car parking at Service headquarters
  • Access to restaurant facilities

Closing date for applications is Monday 6th March 2023

The successful applicant will be subject to a NPPV Level 2 Vetting Check

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