Legal Officer – Litigation

Job ref:  RO-57817

Grade 7 £29,577 – £32,910 per annum

Closing Date/time  11.59pm 6th March 

We are looking for an experienced Legal Officer to join our busy Litigation team.  The Litigation Team deals with Civil, Criminal, Licensing and Employment Litigation

You will be dealing with Regulatory Crime and Licensing matters from initial instruction through to advocacy at Court.  You must have prosecution/licensing and advocacy experience.  You must have the ability and willingness to assist on other areas covered by the team.  It is essential that you have good interpersonal skills, are able to plan and organise your own workload with minimal supervision in a supportive environment.  You are able to work to tight court deadlines whilst fulfilling quality and service standards. You will be a strong team player, flexible, enthusiastic and committed.  If your strength lies in either Regulatory Crime or Licensing we will provide training in relation to the other. 

The successful candidate will be part of a team which is based in an award winning office accommodation in the town centre which is currently undergoing multi-million pound regeneration together with agile working.  Agile working opportunity is available subject to business need. 

Casual User Car Allowance is payable

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 The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects staff to share this commitment.

 Rochdale Borough Council is a great place to work. Please click here for information on Number One Riverside and the borough of Rochdale.

 At Rochdale Borough Council we are committed to our Values and Behaviours.

·         Proud of the difference we make

·         Passionate about the diversities of the Borough

·         Pioneering and Open in our Approach

 This organisation has signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment.  This means we will recognise your continuous or ‘unbroken’ service in any Greater Manchester local authority or NHS organisation, Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service or Greater Manchester Combined Authority; giving you access to our service-related benefits.

 Graduated Mandatory Unpaid Leave is applicable for this post, there will be a pay deduction from salary each month equating to 4 days per year.  This will be pro rata for part time/part year employees.

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