Temporary Senior Legal Advisor – Legal Services Department

6 days left

Salford Quays, Manchester
£35,309 pa
26 Jul 2022
22 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Deadline: 8 August 2022

Salary: £35,309 pa rising to £44,123 pa after three years' service. This position is temporary for up to 12 months to cover maternity leave.

Location: Head Office, Salford Quays, M50 3XZ.

The Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers is one of the UK's largest trade unions.

A vacancy exists for a Temporary Senior Legal Advisor in the Legal Services Department based at the Union’s Head Office in Manchester.

What we Offer:

  • Flexitime

  • 34 hours week

  • Final salary pension.

  • Generous holiday entitlement – 24 days rising to 32 days plus bank and customary holidays (pro-rata to commencing month in holiday year and number of days a week worked).

  • Free onsite parking, subject to availability.

  • Cycle to Work Scheme (subject to passing probation and length of contract).

  • Season Ticket Loan (subject to length of contract).

  • Free health assessments (post probation).


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 Advisors.

The successful application 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.

You can download an application pack below. Alternatively, please e-mail jobvacancies@usdaw.org.uk, or telephone 0161 249 2457, quoting Ref: 788.

The closing date is noon on Monday, 22 August 2022.

CVs are not accepted. No agencies please.

Usdaw is an Equal Opportunities Employer.