Salary: £22,021 to £24,313
Contract: 2 year Fixed Term Contract
The Council is looking for applications for a Trainee Solicitor who is interested in working for Local Government. We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, can do attitude, a strong work ethic, a willingness to learn and a commitment to the profession.
NYCC provides a range of services to the County of North Yorkshire, and the role of the Legal Service is to support the provision by providing a comprehensive and efficient legal service to the Directorates, the Council’s Executive, full Council, Committees and Members, and external clients. The nature of the work requires a flexible and versatile approach as it will change from time to time in response to the changing needs of the Council, and its developing initiatives.
To be successful you must:
· Hold a degree and Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
· Have awareness and knowledge of Equality, and Health and Safety legislations:
· Be able to demonstrate experience of working on own initiative
· Have the ability to interact positively with colleagues and clients
We welcome applications from Students who are waiting for the outcome of their exams
As an organisation we strongly believe in promoting a work life balance, with flexible working opportunities and modern technology you will be able to deliver your role to suit both your personal and our business needs.
In return for your hard work and dedication to our service, we can offer you the chance to be part of a strong and supportive team. We offer exceptional company benefits such as salary sacrifice schemes in technology, professional qualifications and green car schemes.
You will also benefit from a variety of competitive employee rewards such as generous leave entitlement and local government pension scheme. We also offer exceptional salary sacrifice schemes and well as discounted retail offers, health schemes to name but a few. More information is found in our Total Rewards Brochure.
If you are interested in playing a key part in our Legal team and would like to have an informal conversation, please contact Emma Dixon 01609 798842 or Catriona Gatrell on 01609 532211.
Closing date: 03rd August
Interview date: 13th August.