Senior Legal Assistant

Employer
The Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw)
Location
Fallowfield, Manchester
Salary
£34,447 pa rising to £43,047 pa
Closing date
25 Sep 2020

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Practice area
Employment
PQE
1 year, 2 years, 3 years
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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 jobvacancies@usdaw.org.uk 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.         

  

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