Salary – £36,876 – £40,760 pro rata per annum (Grade I)
Contract Terms – Permanent, 22 hours per week
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in our high performing litigation team. We are recruiting a qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives with experience of criminal and civil litigation, although the role is pre-dominantly prosecution based. The successful applicant will build upon the excellent reputation of the team, striving for continuous improvement.
We are a welcoming and friendly department where all officers support each other, working together to achieve the best outcomes. You will need the ability to work on your own and as part of a team and should be comfortable undertaking your own advocacy.
We are proud to be driving forward towards a culture that is committed to innovation and quality. We are moving into newly renovated accommodation in the next 12 months, where agile working and modern facilities will be the norm. The introduction of a new Iken case management facility is expected to create synergies that will enable us to thrive in the modern working environment.
We offer flexitime, generous holidays, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, employee benefits in the form of a discount card, exclusive employee gym membership prices, salary sacrifice schemes as well as access to the Wellbeing Service and Employee Assistance programme.
For an informal discussion about this role please contact Sian Roxborough, Head of Legal Services on 01254 585 252.
In addition to your application and CV, please include a statement of supporting information (no more than 3 sides of A4) which evidences how you meet the criteria detailed on the key requirements document.
Closing Date – 26th September 2019
Interview date – 4th October 2019
To apply go to https://jobs.blackburn.gov.uk/wrl/pages/sign_in.jsf