Legal Assistant INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

East Lothian Council
Posted

  • Location: Haddington
  • £23,240 to £25,512 per annum, Grade 7
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: EAL03177

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary £23340 - £25512 per annum
Temporary full time position for 12 months
35 hours per week
Mon-Fri, 09.00-17.00 (flexi time)
To start October 2018

INTERNAL ONLY
Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of East Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us). Anyone applying for this position as a secondment should discuss it with their line manager in the first instance.

Job Details

To support the delivery of effective and efficient Legal services in accordance with relevant legislation and the Council’s policies and plans with a commitment to achieve best value.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Related Documents') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form.

You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to reach the interview stage. In cases where the majority of applicants meet all the essential criteria, the desirable criteria will be used to form a final short-leet.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Educated to HNC/SVQ3 in Administration or Information Management or equivalent and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.
Desirable:
Civil Litigation: Debt Recovery Paralegal Qualification.

Disclosure
This post involves accessing the public services network, therefore the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Additional Information

For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link:
Non-teaching employment information

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If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on recruitment@eastlothian.gov.uk

Please note: we do not accept CV's. There is no function to allow you to upload a CV to MyJobScotland and we do not accept CV's by post or email. All our vacancies must be applied for by completing the on-line application form.

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