Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 22 August 2021
Interview date: To be confirmed
For an informal discussion, please contact Jenny Matheson, Senior Solicitor and Team Leader on 07704 018 519.
About the role
We are inviting applications for an enthusiastic and committed solicitor or barrister to join our busy and dynamic legal team. The successful applicant will provide legal advice and assistance, conduct case work and some advocacy, predominantly in relation to Adult Social Care. A practising knowledge of education law and /or SEN or a willingness to learn about this area of law will also be required.
We are looking for an excellent communicator with a friendly and enabling approach who has a good understanding of the public sector ethos and is a good team player while being able to act on own initiative.
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.