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Legal Assistant Children, Adults and Health

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
10/09/2019
Advert End Date:
22/09/2019 23:59
Salary:
£22,911 to £26,317 p.a. (Grade 7)
Allowances:
n/a
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Legal
Vacancy ID:
191102
Employment Location:
County Hall, Durham
Post Number:
RES/19/73

Job details 

Closing date:
22 Sep


Further information

A vacancy has arisen within Legal Services for a permanent Legal Assistant to provide support to the busy team of solicitors who provide advice to Children and Adult services.

Based at County Hall in Durham, the post holder will be responsible for drafting Court documents; interviewing witnesses and preparing statements; assisting with the provision of records and information to support requests by the police who are investigating crimes which involve children. In addition, you will act as Clerk to the Education Appeals Panel for admission appeals, which involves advising the Panel on procedure and the law relating to appeals.

Candidates should have 4 GCSE Grade A-C or equivalent (academic subjects including English) and a recognised professional legal qualification either obtained fully or in part or be studying towards such a qualification (i.e. Legal Practice course, Institute of Legal Executives or Para-legal Association) or equivalent.

For further information regarding this vacancy, please contact Kelsey Clayton on 03000 269688 or email Kelsey.clayton@durham.gov.uk.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on 03000 267247 or email hrresources@durham.gov.uk.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION FOR THIS POST WILL BE SENT TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS THAT YOU HAVE REGISTERED WITH NORTH EAST JOBS, INCLUDING YOUR INVITE TO INTERVIEW IF YOU ARE SHORTLISTED. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL AFTER THE CLOSING DATE FOR NOTIFICATION FROM DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK AS YOU WILL NOT BE NOTIFIED BY ANY OTHER MEANS. PLEASE ENSURE YOU CHECK YOUR JUNK MAIL.

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