OneSource is a fully integrated shared legal service. We advise Newham and Havering; two busy innovative and progressive Councils which require a skilled Senior Enforcement Lawyer to help them achieve their goals. We are constantly looking for better ways to deliver legal services and we hope you will want to be part of this exciting challenge.
Senior Lawyers – Enforcement Legal & Governance PO6 - Up to £47,511 Plus Market Supplement for exceptional candidate We are looking for experienced Senior Enforcement Lawyer to join our legal Enforcement Team. Based in Newham, but willing to travel to other offices when necessary, you will be a qualified lawyer with a good understanding of the workings of local government including its financial, legal and political context. You will have the ability to contribute towards setting the strategic direction of Legal Services and support the Senior Management Team in developing and implementing strategies and business plans for the Legal Service. On a day to day basis you will use your legal knowledge of local government powers and duties in Enforcement related areas including criminal prosecutions and licensing to provide quality and timely legal advice to clients both within Havering and Newham.
In addition the successful candidate will have experience in: • People management including, motivation, performance and capability • Leadership in the provision of functions within the Shared Service • Service improvement, maximising efficiency and new delivery models for the functions within the shared service • Managing and delivering transformational change in Legal Services • Good communication skills with the ability to communicate orally and in writing to a diverse range of audiences.
The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview. Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees. The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards). Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 0203 373 0909.
Closing date: - Sunday 1st December 2019 at 11.59pm You will need to outline how you meet the person specification and what you can bring to the role. Good luck with your application.