Requirement for Senior Legal Assistant

Requirement for Senior Legal Assistant

We require a Senior Legal Assistant who is ideally a Member or Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives or equivalent or newly qualified Solicitor or Barrister.

Senior Legal Assistant – 03.03.21

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Supply services of personnel including temporary staff – 79620000

Location of contract

B70 8SZ

Value of contract

£1,000 to £2,000

Procurement reference

AA – TempLA

Published date

3 March 2021

Closing date

5 March 2021

Closing time

2pm

Contract start date

15 March 2021

Contract end date

11 June 2021

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

No

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

 

Senior Legal Assistant
Hours: 37 – fulltime
Start date – ASAP – 12weeks
Rate of pay- Band G (?18.53-?21.19)
Location- Working from home / Sandwell Council House
Job Description and Personnel Specification are attached, which also provides more information above the role.

Brief description:
A fantastic opportunity to join an exciting, dynamic, pioneering legal team in Sandwell.
We require a Senior Legal Assistant who is ideally a Member or Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives or equivalent or newly qualified Solicitor or Barrister, who can provide advice and assistance on all legal matters. Executive or a Newly Qualified Solicitor (with some experience of litigation and/or employment matters) is required.
You will be supported by a team of excellent caseworkers and business support officers. In the heart of the midlands and 10 minutes train ride from the centre of Birmingham, Sandwell is a rapidly expanding, vibrant and diverse place to live, work and play. How better to contribute to our vision than through a unique and rewarding career with Sandwell? So, if you’re looking for an excellent benefits package and the chance to make a difference, this is the role for you.
This role would be suitable for an experienced practitioner who can demonstrate the ability to deal with demanding work, with excellent client care skills, and an eagerness to provide a high-quality service to our clients and stakeholders.
The post-holder will be expected to assist the In-House Principal Advocate/Barrister in dealing with Employment matters, with responsibility for preparing witness statements, and disclosure bundles for upcoming Tribunal hearings, drafting settlement agreements, and assisting with Employment cases generally. The post holder will be given the opportunity to conduct tribunal matters when required.
Use your skills to benefit the local community and experience a rewarding, interesting environment and attractive employment package such as:
o Local Government Pension Scheme, considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates
o A generous minimum holiday entitlement of 30 days per year in addition to statutory and public holidays, rising to 35 days after 5 years’ service
o Option to buy more annual leave
o A full range of family friendly policies including enhanced Maternity, Adoption, Paternity entitlements and flexible working.
o 1,000’s of discounts and savings at 100’s of retailers, online and on the high street, available through our employee benefits scheme
o Excellent in-house learning and development opportunities
o Fair pay and a commitment to a minimum Living Wage

Please can the agencies send over a CV, 2x up to date references, copy of Terms and Conditions
Please note this advert is also out with our Master Vendor
The Council will be using the In-tend e-Tendering System for this Procurement opportunity, please visit https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwe…

 

More information

 

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Please can the agencies send over a CV, 2x up to date references, copy of Terms and Conditions
Please note this advert is also out with our Master Vendor
The Council will be using the In-tend e-Tendering System for this Procurement opportunity, please visit https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwellmbc to access the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.
From here you will be able to register your company, express an interest in the opportunity, and gain immediate access to the related documents.
To submit your documents, you will be required to opt in.
For a Step by Step user guide to the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal please click on the `Guidance for Suppliers` section of the website. All procurement responses must be carried out via the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.
If you require further assistance in respect of the system please contact the In-tend support team on 0844 272 8810. Closing date: Friday 5th March at 12pmIs a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

 

How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

Amin Aziz

Address

1 Providence Place
West Bromwich
West Midlands
B70 8SZ
United Kingdom

Telephone

0121 569 4438

Email

amin_aziz@sandwell.gov.uk