£43,516 - £46,549 FULL TIME EQUIVALENT (PART TIME SALARY £18,817 - £20,129)
PLUS £4,350 MARKET PREMIUM PER ANNUM FOR THREE YEARS (PRO RATA)
Working Hours: Part Time 16 hours per week
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Charnwood Borough Council’s legal team. We welcome applications a Solicitor/Legal Executive/Barrister from either the public sector or those looking to move into local government from another sector.
Charnwood Borough Council in Leicestershire is an ambitious and dynamic organisation with a strong focus on supporting communities, looking after the environment, and creating a thriving economy.
We are also customer focused, both internally and externally.
We offer modern working practices including agile and remote working with full administrative support and a new modern case management system. Fully remote working candidates will be considered. In person meetings may be required from time to time.
Candidates need to be highly motivated, proactive and committed legal professionals looking for a new challenge with the ability to work autonomously whilst still being able to work as part of a team.
Your main duties will relate to non contentious legal work.
We are seeking an experienced commercial contract lawyer with knowledge and experience of the following work types:
• Consultancy contracts
• Goods and/or services
• Bespoke/unique contract requests
• Funding/Grant Agreements
• Inter-Authority Agreements
• Finance Documents (Debentures/Charges)
• Service Level Agreements
• JCT/Construction/Procurement Contracts
If you feel you have the necessary experience and skills to undertake this role we would like to hear from you.
There are many benefits to working with us. The Council offers generous annual leave of between 24 and 28 days of leave (depending on grade and length of service) plus bank holidays; and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
We are proud of our borough, and it is a great place to live, work visit and invest in. Charnwood boasts breath-taking landscapes which are great to explore.
At the heart of Charnwood is Loughborough, home to a world class university, historic markets, and the only major bell foundry in the UK. It is a diverse community thanks to its student population and cultures from around the world.
Charnwood is located in the centre of the country with rail, road and air links to the rest of the nation and the world beyond. Our investment brand in Charnwood describes the borough as being at the centre of innovation.
Our economy is increasingly diversifying, leveraging the incredible research that flows from the world class Loughborough University and our science and technology related industries. Charnwood also has a wide ranging-portfolio of physical, cultural and social assets, with many of the levers of sustainable and inclusive growth at our disposal.
There are a range of exciting developments and regeneration opportunities which will help create high-quality jobs and ensure continued economic prosperity.
The Council strongly believes a diverse and inclusive workforce helps make our services better. We value the individual strengths of each colleague and the potential they bring.
We are a Disability Confident Employer and strive to promote a disability confident culture. To find out more about our Disability Confident commitments including reasonable adjustments and the guaranteed interview scheme please visit: www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/equality_diversity_and_inclusion.
We have also signed the Armed Forces Covenant (AFC) and have achieved the AFC’s Employer Recognition Gold Award.
Colleagues are also actively engaged through our Staff Forum and groups such as our Health and Wellbeing Group and Equality Working Group.
Find out more about this role and who we are by visiting www.charnwood.gov.uk/jobs
For an informal discussion, please contact Nicola Ford Legal Services Manager, at nicola.ford@Charnwood.gov.uk
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.