Senior Legal Assistant

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£33,739 pa rising to £42,162 pa
22 Feb 2019
18 Mar 2019
Practice area
Legal assistant
Full time
Contract type

Senior Legal Assistant – Legal Services – Central Office (Ref: 673)

The Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers is the UK's fourth largest and fastest growing trade union, with over 425,000 members.

A vacancy exists for a Senior Legal Assistant based in the Legal Services Department at the Union’s Central Office in Manchester.

The position is Grade 5, salary range £33,739 pa rising to £42,162 pa after 3 years’ service.

Usdaw offers a final salary pension scheme and generous holiday entitlements.

The principal duties are: to deliver an advice and representation service in employment and industrial law matters to Union members, representatives and officials; to prepare employment casework; represent at tribunals and to oversee the work of the Employment Law Legal Assistants.

The successful applicant will possess: qualified employment solicitor status is desirable but not essential or equivalent practical experience of employment law and employment tribunals; excellent written and verbal communication skills; planning and organisation skills; negotiating and presentation skills; research skills and IT proficiency.

To apply please click the ‘Apply’ button above to be redirected to our website to download an application pack. Alternatively, please telephone 0161 249 2457, quoting Ref: 673.

The closing date is noon on Monday, 18 March 2019.

Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday, 4 April 2019.

CVs are not accepted.  No agencies please.

Usdaw is an Equal Opportunities Employer.         

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