Legal Services Manager

Hindlip, Worcester
19 Aug 2019
30 Aug 2019
Practice area
Professional support
Full time
Contract type

Legal Services Manager

Hindlip, Worcestershire


Full Time


The closing date for this post is 12 noon on Friday 30th August 2019.

Those currently eligible on the redeployment register will be given prior consideration.

Shortlisting will take place on Wednesday 4th September 2019.

Interviews will be held on Monday 9th September 2019 based at Hindlip, Worcestershire

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join West Mercia Police as our new Legal Services Manager.

This is a fantastic opportunity, at the forefront of reputation management, offering the right individual excellent experience in leading a legal function within a cutting edge police force. The role delivers legal services to West Mercia Police, working closely with the executive team and Office of Police and Crime Commissioner.

This role will provide the successful legal professional with the ideal opportunity to develop skills and experience within a unique corporate and operational environment, whilst supporting the rebuild and transformation of this great force. West Mercia Police is embarking on a significant change programme, seeking to deliver services in new and innovative ways to protect people from harm.

There will be scope for the post holder to develop and implement departmental strategy, develop the Legal Service and support the continuous development of the team to enhance and establish professional legal services that engage, inform and proactively respond to risks to protect our communities, partners and workforce.

This role provides the opportunity to obtain significant experience in leading and influencing change, building trust and confidence whilst protecting and enhancing the reputation of the force through the delivery of professional and in-house or partnered legal services.

We want our organisation to be as diverse as the community it serves. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

You will be required as part of West Mercia Police recruitment process to successfully complete vetting and credit checks.