Flintshire County Council
Solicitor and Solicitor (Safeguarding)
Location: County Hall, Mold, Flintshire
Solicitor – 37 hours per week (Full time)
Solicitor (Safeguarding) – 29.6 hours per week
Grade G08 - SCP 36 to 39
Salary Range from £39,880 to £42,821 (pro rata for part time)
This is an exciting opportunity for two qualified solicitors, barristers, or members of CILEx, to join our busy and friendly team of legal professionals within the Governance portfolio.
The Solicitor will provide Education Advice, including in relation to the new Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Act, and will also advise on, and deal with tribunals and prosecutions on behalf of the Council.
The Solicitor (Safeguarding) will be responsible for providing advice and assistance in relation to adult safeguarding. You will also work together with other members of the team in respect of child safeguarding cases where needed, and provide advice relating to freedom of information and data protection.
We are looking for positive and highly motivated lawyers who are confident, versatile and innovative, and who will be part of a professional legal team delivering legal advice and support to all aspects of the Council’s services.
We would welcome applications from qualified solicitors, barristers or fellows of the institute of legal executives. Knowledge of local government law/legislative framework is desirable.
For an informal discussion regarding either position please contact:
Matt Georgiou, Position; Legal Services Manager, telephone 01352 702330 or email email@example.com
The Council recognises that the ability to communicate in Welsh is an important and valuable skill in the workplace and is committed to increasing the numbers of bilingual employees. We welcome applications for any post from candidates who are able to work in both Welsh and English. We will also support new and existing employees who wish to learn Welsh or improve /develop their Welsh language skills.
Part time, job share and flexible working arrangements will be considered.