Legal Adviser - Hampshire County Council
£32,752 - £36,862 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 37
Work Location: The Castle, Winchester
Join our friendly in-house legal team within the Corporate Services Department, the work in our team being predominantly undertaken for colleagues in the Department of Economy, Transport and Environment.
Our commitment to delivering an exceptional quality of life to our Hampshire residents also extends to our employees. It is important to us that our staff feel supported in their work. We offer a variety of flexibly working options and furthermore, you will benefit from a competitive salary, a generous holiday allowance and access to a desirable pension scheme. The work is varied, important, and fundamental to the County Council's corporate priorities, so you will need to be highly resilient and motivated. Previous experience is not necessary if you are highly motivated and share our passion in delivering the best for Hampshire, working within a strong team with a genuine sense of community.
You will have relevant experience of working on your own initiative but within a team environment. You must also have the ability to work under pressure, to work to strict time limits and to prioritise your workload. Above all, you will carry out duties in a professional and accurate manner with a client focused approach. This role includes supporting more senior colleagues in devolved tasks that will not only increase the efficiency of the team, but also that of the County Council as a whole and offers the unique level of support that comes with working within this team and Hampshire County Council generally and provides a valuable opportunity to further your career in our well-respected team.
You will need to possess or be willing to quickly acquire a working knowledge of relevant highways, planning and countryside law as well as building up a working knowledge of the County Council's own internal procedures and policies. This role will include traffic regulation matters, highway noticing, stopping-up orders, highways and planning agreements, in addition to such other work that might be allocated to the post holder from time to time.
You will need to be able to apply the law and undertake appropriate conversations with your colleagues both internally and with other public bodies as well as with members of the public.
Applications are welcomed from those newly qualified or wishing a change in specialist area.
To apply please visit: https://careers.newjob.org.uk/HCC/job/Winchester-Legal-Adviser-HCC11006-HAM/527512101/?locale=en_GB