About the role
Are you interested in the law and the environment in East Sussex?
Do you enjoy being part of a team and providing administrative support to others?
Do you have secretarial or clerical experience in a legal environment?
If so, we might have the next challenge you are looking for.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Legal Secretary to join our busy and enthusiastic property and environment team. Candidates must be organised, approachable and happy to support a busy, good natured team of lawyers. The ideal candidate needs to be happy to work as part of the team but also be able to work independently as required.
We are looking for candidates who have…
- an organised and methodical approach to work.
- the ability to prioritise work according to importance and urgency.
- excellent written and oral communication skills.
- accuracy with attention to detail.
- proficient IT & word processing skills.
- good interpersonal skills.
- Microsoft Office Systems.
- clerical experience in a legal environment.
Please refer to the full job description for a list of all essential and desirable criteria.
CV with covering letter. When completing your covering letter be sure to address how you meet all the criteria in the person specification for the role, drawing on relevant experience, education, personal interests, or other information which you feel makes you a suitable candidate for the role.
The interviews will be conducted at County Hall, Lewes. Interviews will be taking place during the week beginning 1st January 2024. If you are unavailable on these dates let us know and we may be able to schedule an alternative date to interview you.
This role will give you a real sense of satisfaction and professional achievement as well as the opportunity to gain unrivalled experience as part of happy and supportive team.
We offer a diverse range of benefits to help and support you during your employment. More information can be found on our benefits page.
For an informal discussion about this opportunity contact Joanna Hauge, Senior Solicitor & Team Leader at Joanna.firstname.lastname@example.org to request a MS teams call or phone call.
For work that makes a difference
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.
If you require sponsorship to work in the UK please let the hiring manager know this in your application so we can check eligibility for sponsorship for the role.
If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.
Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.
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.