Senior Lawyer (Contracts) 37 hours per week (full time)
Salary up to £45,006 pro rata (including £3,000 market supplement); position attracts further car user allowance of £1,000 subject to criteria; relocation expenses may be offered
Mid Kent Legal Services (MKLS): - part of the ground-breaking Mid Kent Services partnership of Swale, Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells Borough Councils - is making step changes in the delivery of local authority legal services. Focused on outcomes and excellent customer service, these roles form an important part of a transformed One Team approach.
Are you a customer-focused team-player, able to communicate clearly and concisely, and qualified as barrister, solicitor, legal executive or RFL with relevant experience in contracts and commissioning law? If so, then we’d really like to hear from you.
MKLS is looking for experienced lawyers to join our friendly team, working varied caseloads across the three partner authorities. This is a great career step. You will continually be stretched with challenging cases/projects which will need your technical abilities and positive approach. Attendance at some evening committee meetings may be required.
Swale Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employee and volunteers to share this commitment.
Benefits include excellent annual leave, entry to the Local Government Pension Scheme, low interest car loan scheme and flexible working including home-working. Our partner councils all promote policies which support work-life balance and we are flexible about work arrangements for the successful candidate.
If you wish to discuss any aspect of these vacancies, prior to application, please contact:
Lucinda MacKenzie-Ingle, Property and Contracts Team Leader at Lucinda.MacKenzie-Ingle@midkent.gov.uk; or William Tait, Business Manager on 01622 602513 or William.Tait@midkent.gov.uk
To apply for either position please visit www.swale.gov.uk/jobs and complete the online application form.