Employment Lawyer

Portsmouth, Hampshire
£49,149 - £56,950
19 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2017
Practice area
Full time
Contract type

Support and Professional Services

Vice Chancellor’s Executive

Employment Lawyer

Employment type:  Permanent

Employment basis:  Part-time 22.2 hours (0.6 fte) per week

Salary: £49,149 - £56,950 x 0.6 fte (£29,489 - £34,170 per annum)

Post number: ZZ004168

Date published: 19 September 2017

Closing date: 30 September 2017

Interview date: Early November

An exciting new opportunity has arisen at the University of Portsmouth for an Employment Lawyer.

This is a new role and you will have a vital part to play in ensuring that the University receives high-quality employment law advice in support of its wide-ranging activities. You will report to the University Solicitor, will work closely with the Deputy Director of Human Resources and will have frequent interaction with the University’s senior staff and human resources team.

We are looking for a talented individual with a good experience of providing employment law advice within a large organisation. To be successful in this role, you will need to have a strong customer service ethos, the ability to meet tight deadlines, a systematic approach to your work and attention to detail. You will also need to have a collegiate approach to working with others and be a skilled and assertive communicator.

In joining the University of Portsmouth, you will be joining one of only four Universities in the South East of England to be rated Gold in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (2017). The University is home to 23,000 students, including 4,000 international and EU students from 130 countries, along with 2,500 full-time staff. As an institution, Portsmouth is ranked 37th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2018).

The University offers a number of excellent benefits including:

  • Pension scheme with employer contributions
  • Varied workload and plenty of opportunity for challenging projects
  • Commitment to continuous development and ongoing improvement
  • 32 days annual leave + public holidays + time off between Christmas and New Year
  • Flexible Working Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Child care vouchers
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Relocation expenses
  • Subsidised car parking

This vacancy was previously advertised as Employment Solicitor.

For detailed information about the vacancy, please select this link:ZZ004168 - Employment Lawyer.docx

To find out more about the University of Portsmouth and this role, visit https://port.engageats.co.uk and apply on-line. 

It is the policy of the University to only accept applications submitted using the University’s application form.


All applications for this position will be processed and conducted in compliance with UK legislation relevant at that time.

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