Principal Legal Officer (Adult Social Care)
Leeds City Council
SALARY PO4 - £38,890.00 - £41,881.00
CONTRACT TYPE Permanent
CLOSES Sunday 28 February 2021 11.30 PM
JOB REF req3966
Leeds City Council is a progressive authority which works closely with local communities and businesses to create a vibrant and economically thriving city.
The post holder will be required to carry out work within the Licensing Communities and Corporate section, in the area of Adult Social Care law, but also one other area of work within the section if required. The section covers the following areas of work: Licensing, Adult Social Care, Employment, Education, Prosecutions, Anti-Social Behaviour and Information Governance.
The successful candidate will be a solicitor or barrister entitled to hold a practising certificate or FCILEx who will work in a lively and busy team of lawyers involved in a stimulating, challenging and rewarding environment.
It is essential that the successful candidate has good interpersonal skills, is able to prioritise their own workload, act as an advocate in contested hearings and work to tight court deadlines. They must be able to work as part of a team and be flexible, enthusiastic and committed.
The posts attract local authority benefits including: access to West Yorkshire Pension Scheme; generous annual leave entitlement; training and development; flexible working, including working from home.
To apply for this position, please visit the Leeds City Council jobs site: https://leeds.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/3966?c=leeds
We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds. Leeds City Council is a Stonewall Top 100 employer, a Mindful employer and a Disability Confident employer.
All new Leeds City Council appointments are made subject to the satisfactory completion of a six month probationary period.