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Legal Services Manager

Employer:
Bracknell Forest Council
Salary:
£57,154 to £62,044 plus £609 London Weighting
Location:
Time Square, Bracknell
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
23/08/2019 at 11:55 AM
Reference:
SD/19/105972
Bracknell Forest Council

Excellence is our standard 

We’re always looking for better ways of doing things.  This means combining our technical skills with the softer skills that our clients value.  We see ourselves as business partners to our clients, ensuring that legal advice is based upon a range of service delivery options and a proportionate appetite for risk.  As enablers, we strive to ensure the Council achieves its strategic aims whilst working within legal parameters. 

Because we’re Bracknell Forest. 

What it’s like working here…

We are a small team who work closely together to make sure that we are providing the best support to the Council’s officers and members Sometimes the work is challenging however there is also time for finding creative solutions and every day is different. 

We will support you to…

Develop your skills and competencies in a learning environment which values creativity, teamwork and innovation. There will be opportunities for continuing professional development through attendance at courses, viewing of webinars and undertaking training sessions for clients. 

The benefits you will experience are…

  • Flexible working opportunities including a flexi-time scheme.
  • Supportive team environment.
  • Regular opportunities for development with internal and external training courses.
  • A great office location next to travel links and the regenerated town centre.
  • Internal sports and social club opportunities.
  • Discounted leisure centre and gym membership.
  • Access to childcare vouchers.
  • Supermarket discount.

 What we’re looking for…

We are looking for an enthusiastic, confident and reliable person who is passionate about the law with a strong focus on customer service.  Underpinning your skills will be political awareness. 

Interview date

16/17 September 2019 

Want to ask us a question?

For an informal discussion or to ask any questions about this role.  Please contact: 

Sanjay Prashar, Borough Solicitor on 01344 355679

Please note that there are two roles available, one in each area of People or Place.

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online (see below).

Please read the Application Pack before you apply for this job. It contains information that you will need to refer to when applying. Not referring to this information is likely to reduce your chances of success.

No agencies, please.

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