Temp. Solicitor - Operational Team
Greater Manchester Police is one of the UK's largest police forces and is responsible for keeping people safe across more than 1,200 sq km. The Force covers the Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan areas.
These are exciting opportunities for hard working, motivated and adaptable legal practitioners to join our friendly and supportive in-house Operational Team within Legal Services, based at Force Headquarters.
If you can demonstrate the attributes and behaviours that GMP expects of all its police staff and officers, we will welcome your application.
You will effectively and proactively manage your own mixed caseload including applications for civil orders before the Magistrates Court in relation to the Sexual Offences Act 2003, Domestic Violence Protection Orders and similar. You will also appear before the family court and other courts and tribunals as required in relation to disclosure matters, firearms licensing, liquor licensing and Judicial Review. You will be responsible for providing advice to support front line policing and will carry out investigations and research, communicating effectively with your peers, officers of all ranks and third parties. You will also deal with confidential and sensitive information and participate in a weekend on-call rota for Court attendance.
Successful candidates will be required to undergo security vetting.
For more information, a copy of the job descriptions including the essential and desirable short-listing criteria and to apply on-line please visit the Police Staff recruitment page at: www. gmp.police.uk