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Legal Team Manager (Temporary Acting Up Opportunity or Fixed Term Position)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/11/2019 23:59
£44,632 to £48,581
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Sunderland Tyne & Wear

Job details 

Closing date:
17 Nov

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Stanfield Centre, Sunderland
Full-time (37 hours)
Grade 10 (£44,632 to £48,581)
A relocation package of £3000 is available

A temporary acting up opportunity or fixed term contract position has arisen with our Children’s Services Legal Team for a Legal Team Manager.

As Legal Team Manager, your role will be to build and manage the delivery of a high quality legal function for children’s services in the city. To be successful you will need to be a Qualified Solicitor/Barrister or Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (with litigation advocacy rights) with at least 5 years post qualifying experience and have worked at a senior level within management. You will need to demonstrate key skills in building teams, partnership working and be able to hit the ground running, leading and motivating the team. The role will be wide-ranging, challenging and complex so you will also need to be resilient, tenacious and thrive in a fast paced environment.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is ambitious and wants to support the Team and Together for Children as a whole on its improvement journey.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about this post please contact Sharon Clutton-Dowell, Service Manager for Legal and Business on 0191 561 4058.

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