Senior Legal Assistant – Legal Services – Central Office (Ref: 720)
The Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers is the UK's fifth largest and fastest growing trade union, with over 395,000 members.
A vacancy exists at the Union’s Central Office in Fallowfield, Manchester. Please note that the Union’s office is moving to Salford Quays in 2021.
The position is Grade 5, salary range £34,447 pa rising to £43,047 pa after 3 years’ service.
The hours of work are 34 per week:
Monday to Thursday - 8.45 am to 4.45 pm
Friday - 8.45 am to 3.45 pm
A system of flexible working hours is in operation.
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 visit www.usdaw.org.uk/job720 to download an application pack. Alternatively, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone the HR Section on 0161 249 2457, quoting Ref: 720.
The closing date is noon on Friday, 25 September 2020.
Interviews are expected to take place on Wednesday, 7 October 2020.
CVs are not accepted. No agencies please.
Usdaw is an Equal Opportunities Employer.