Legal Officer

4 days left

Location
Lincoln
Salary
£18,319 - £19,819
Posted
09 Oct 2018
Closes
21 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Legal Services Lincolnshire is looking for a Legal Officer to assist the Commercial and Information Governance Team. Reporting to the Senior Legal Officers, you will work to ensure that the Council complies with its statutory obligations to assist the Police with their criminal investigations.

The work to be undertaken involves daily handling of very sensitive and emotive information. The demand for work in this area of law is very high and the successful candidate will need to be able to prioritise their time accordingly.
 

Main duties

  • Provide efficient and effective legal advice and admin services
  • Undertaking legal service work including advice, case work or assistance
  • Positively contributing to the management of Legal Services
  • Assisting other members of the team to meet business needs and demands
  • Liaising with officers throughout the County Council, the Police and other statutory bodies

Benefits

  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Vodafone advantage scheme
  • Flexible working and family leave
  • Support and counselling services
  • Discount bus season tickets & car contract hire
  • Sports and leisure membership discounts
  • Online learning schemes and career progression

You will need:

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office
  • Emotional and professional resilience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A customer-focused approach
  • Knowledge of local government legal services
  • Ability to manage a busy workload with minimum supervision