Lawyer, Governance (Employment)

Brent Council
Brent, London Borough
£41,847 - £46,608 p.a. inc.
10 Sep 2018
02 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full time
Salary range: £41,847 - £46,608 p.a. inc.

Contract: Permanent, 5 days per week

Hours of work: 36 hours per week

Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time

Join an exciting Legal Service

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent's diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated employment lawyer, ideally with some experience of education and/or information governance, to join us in Brent's impressive Civic Centre, located right next to Wembley stadium and just a 12 minute train ride from Baker Street and a 21 minute train ride from Kings Cross. So if you are a skilled employment professional looking for challenging and rewarding work in a demanding but supportive environment - this is the opportunity you have been waiting for.

The Post

This post is in our Governance team which is responsible for employment, education, constitutional and standards matters) we are looking for a lawyer with a specialism in employment law and preferably in education or information law to join the team

The Person

We are looking for a flexible individual with good knowledge and experience of employment law and practice and preferably also of one or more of the other areas of work within the team.

Closing Date: 30 September 2018 (23:00)

Assessment & Interview Date: w/c 22 October 2018

Additional Information

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.

All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.

All successful applicants will be required to apply for a ‘Standard' DBS Disclosure.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

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