Post Reference: LAG110
Band I (SCP 28 – 32) £32,234 - £35,745 per annum
37 hours per week
Payment of Professional Fee, Flexible Working Arrangements
Stafford Borough Council and Cannock Chase District Council operate a shared legal service, providing a comprehensive range of legal services to both councils.
This is a great opportunity to join a friendly and dedicated team of lawyers involved in a wide variety of legal work. The postholder will provide support across the councils’ functions, but with a particular focus on regulatory enforcement advice and advocacy. It will also be advantageous for applicants to have experience and knowledge of providing legal advice and services in the field of Town and Country Planning, Contracts and Procurement.
Although some previous experience in these areas is required, ongoing training and support will be provided, and we are happy to consider applications from lawyers who are newer to these areas of practice.
The post will be based at Stafford, but the postholder will be expected to travel to our Cannock office as and when needed.
Key Skills & Qualifications:
- Qualified solicitor or ILEX
- Strong background / knowledge of regulatory enforcement, licensing, litigation, including strong advocacy skills
- Good interpersonal skills and constructive attitude
For further information and to apply, please visit our website at: https://www.staffordbc.gov.uk/jobs-and-careers
Closing date for completed applications: 3 October 2021
Interviews will be held week commencing: 18 October 2021
Please note that interviews may be conducted using video conferencing software Microsoft Teams, but will be face to face if possible.