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Lawyer, Governance (Employment)

Employer
Brent Council
Location
Brent, London (Greater)
Salary
£43,860 - £49,827 p.a. inc.
Closing date
16 Aug 2021

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Sector
Corporate Services, Human Resources, Legal
Job role
Officer, Solicitor
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

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. We offer good flexible working arrangements with high quality arrangements for remote access. 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 Employment & Governance team which is responsible for employment, education and governance matters. This team is part of a wider Contracts and Governance team within our award winning legal service. We are looking for a lawyer with a specialism in employment law and preferably with experience in education or information law, for a full or part time role.

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: 16 August 2021 (23:00) - please note this date has been extended

Assessment & Interview Date: W/C 23 or 30 August 2021

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. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.

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. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.

As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on recruitment@brent.gov.uk. Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.

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

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What make us different?

Brent has a diverse artistic community, a wide range of cultural activities and award-winning parks. Each community in Brent has its own cultural celebrations including one of Europe's biggest Irish festivals and the Hindu Diwali festival, which attracts around 40,000 people each year. The borough is home to 'Mahogany', the innovative designer for carnival and theatrical costumes and the Tricycle Theatre in Kilburn. Brent, located in the northwest of Greater London, is one of London's most diverse boroughs.

Great values!

Brent It is one of the most culturally and racially diverse of all local authorities in England and Wales. Brent is working to be a safer, more attractive and more environmentally-friendly borough, with great opportunities for people to work and thrive.
 
Why work for Brent?

  •  Good road and rail links into central London.  Competent and skilled work teams.  A trusting working environment.  Very attractive pension arrangements. Salary progression. Free season ticket loan scheme. 


Would you like to work in a diverse and cultural environment?

Brent may offer the opportunity you are looking for.

Find Us
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Telephone
020 8937 1234
Location
Brent Civic Centre
Engineers Way
Wembley
HA9 0FJ
GB
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