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Borough Solicitor

Job title: Borough Solicitor

Job reference: AVBC000000101

Date posted: 16/12/2021

Application closing date: 23/01/2022

Salary: Band 2 - £68,156 to £78,000 per annum

Contractual hours: 37

Basis: Full time

Job category/type: Law & Assets

Job description

Directorate:       Resources

Contract Type:  Permanent

Location:           Central Headquarters, Ripley, Derbyshire

We are looking for someone to help us make a difference.

The Council is looking to appoint a qualified lawyer to be its Borough Solicitor, who will be its Monitoring Officer and lead its legal and democratic services.

The Candidate

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced local government lawyer who is looking to take on the challenge of the role of Monitoring Officer and the responsibility of being the Council’s lead legal advisor.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A qualification as a solicitor or barrister and a current UK Practising Certificate
  • A proven ability to lead and motivate others
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • 15 years’ post qualification experience working for a local authority
  • 5 years’ experience acting as a deputy monitoring officer

In addition, we can offer:

  • Flexible Working
  • Pension Scheme
  • Excellent personal and professional development opportunities
  • Free on-site parking

If you wish to discuss the post, please contact Sylvia Delahay on 01773 570222

The closing date for this vacancy is Sunday 23 January 2022 at Midnight

(Any applications received after the closing date will not be accepted)

Preliminary Interview Dates: Initial interviews week commencing 31 January and second stage interview with Members on 8 February.

CV’s are not accepted.

Please find Recruitment Pack here Recruitment Pack

Borough Solicitor

Amber Valley Borough Council
Derbyshire, UK
Band 2 - £68,156 to £78,000 per annum

Published on 21 Jan 2022

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