Nottingham City Council

Solicitor (Employment & Education)

Location
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary
£36,379 - £38,237 per annum
Posted
04 Apr 2018
Closes
27 Apr 2018
Practice area
Education law, Employment
Position
Barrister, Solicitor
Sector
In-house
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Solicitor (Employment & Education)
Salary: £36,379 - £38,237 per annum
Location: Loxley House, Nottingham
Contract type: Permanent

We are looking for an enthusiastic Solicitor/Barrister to join our busy in-house team at Nottingham City Council.
You will be based in the Housing, Employment & Education Team predominantly working in the area of Employment and Education with a mix of contentious and non-contentious work.
The work is extremely varied. There is a full range of employment work including Employment Tribunal litigation and variety of non-contentious matters (including restructures, TUPE situations
(insourcing & outsourcing) and contractual queries). The team also deals with a full range of education matters including Special Educational Needs appeals, school organisation together with a range of queries from maintained schools and academies.
You will need to demonstrate excellent communication, analytical and drafting skills and  be able to manage a full and varied caseload with minimum supervision and undertake advocacy in the Employment Tribunal and the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal.


For further information please contact John Bernard-Carlin, Team Leader (Housing, Employment & Education Team) on 0115 876 4391 or by
email: john.bernard-carlin@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

This position is Politically Restricted.
To apply for the role please visit our website https://jobs.emss.org.uk/
quoting reference SR0129, where you can complete your application online.
The closing date for applications is Friday 27 April 2018.
Interviews are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 9 May 2018.

We are committed to caring for our employees both inside and outside the work place. We provide a competitive defined benefits pension scheme, excellent training opportunities and a culture of diversity and equal opportunities for every one. Moreover, we have created a variety of options to help our employees achieve a healthy work life balance. This includes generous leave entitlements, flexitime for many posts and a smoke free environment.

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