We use cookies to make your experience of using our website better. To comply with the e-Privacy Directive we need to ask your consent to set these cookies.


Solicitor Adult Care Law

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

28242

Practice Area(s):

Adult Social Care

Location:

South Yorkshire, Yorkshire 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

16.01.2024

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

£44,428 - £47,420 per annum

Are you an ambitious, proactive and committed legal professional looking for a new challenge?

About the role
Are you looking for a job which provides a work life balance is well rewarded, challenging and gives you the satisfaction of knowing your intervention will contribute to our vision to build a town where opportunity is extended to everyone, where people can grow, flourish and prosper, and where no-one is left behind.

Building on the success of our current team and in recognition of the resources required to provide an outstanding service, we are seeking an experienced Adult Care solicitor to work with us to reach our vision for the residents and communities of Rotherham.

This role is based at our modern head office which will allow you to perform to your very best. You’ll have our full support throughout your work in an environment in which you can thrive. This includes the opportunity to develop your professional expertise across a breadth of Property casework, which will primarily include acquisitions and disposals of land, landlord and tenant work and providing advice to Council members and officers.

Our Legal Service is recognised as a key partner in our improvement journey and has received considerable investment and growth. This is an ideal time for a serious property legal professional to join our team which is part of the Property and Commercial team.

About you
We are looking for an enthusiastic Solicitor Adult Care Law with post qualification experience. Previous local government experience is desirable but not essential. You will be keen to develop your existing property related experience especially in relation to commercial property matters. Experience of planning and/or highways law would also be desirable but not essential.

You need to be a Solicitor, Barrister or Chartered Legal Executive Advocate and hold the relevant certificate to practice; experience in a local authority setting is preferable but not essential.

About us
You will benefit from our hybrid working arrangements and offering of work life balance whilst undertaking a wide and varied workload that is rewarding, challenging and the satisfaction of knowing your intervention will bring better outcomes for the residents of Rotherham.

This is also an excellent time to join Rotherham as we were awarded ‘Most Improved Council Award’ and we are delivering major regeneration and housing as well as creating new jobs and opportunities for our residents. Rotherham is a real 'central UK' location with excellent road and rail links and is ideally placed near the scenic countryside of the Peak District, whilst also being conveniently located next to the vibrant city of Sheffield.

We offer an excellent pay and benefits package which includes membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, as well as a range of health and wellbeing and other benefits.

For an informal discussion relating to this role, please contact Stuart Fletcher at stuart.fletcher@rotherham.gov.uk or on 01709 823523.

Closing date: 31 March 2024

For further information or to apply for the position please select the 'Enquire/Apply' button below and search for the job title.

Employer Info
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
South Yorkshire, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Employer Profile



Employer Info


Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
South Yorkshire, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Phone:
Web Site:

Solicitor Adult Care Law

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

28242

Practice Area(s):

Adult Social Care

Location:

South Yorkshire, Yorkshire 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

16.01.2024

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

£44,428 - £47,420 per annum

Are you an ambitious, proactive and committed legal professional looking for a new challenge?

About the role
Are you looking for a job which provides a work life balance is well rewarded, challenging and gives you the satisfaction of knowing your intervention will contribute to our vision to build a town where opportunity is extended to everyone, where people can grow, flourish and prosper, and where no-one is left behind.

Building on the success of our current team and in recognition of the resources required to provide an outstanding service, we are seeking an experienced Adult Care solicitor to work with us to reach our vision for the residents and communities of Rotherham.

This role is based at our modern head office which will allow you to perform to your very best. You’ll have our full support throughout your work in an environment in which you can thrive. This includes the opportunity to develop your professional expertise across a breadth of Property casework, which will primarily include acquisitions and disposals of land, landlord and tenant work and providing advice to Council members and officers.

Our Legal Service is recognised as a key partner in our improvement journey and has received considerable investment and growth. This is an ideal time for a serious property legal professional to join our team which is part of the Property and Commercial team.

About you
We are looking for an enthusiastic Solicitor Adult Care Law with post qualification experience. Previous local government experience is desirable but not essential. You will be keen to develop your existing property related experience especially in relation to commercial property matters. Experience of planning and/or highways law would also be desirable but not essential.

You need to be a Solicitor, Barrister or Chartered Legal Executive Advocate and hold the relevant certificate to practice; experience in a local authority setting is preferable but not essential.

About us
You will benefit from our hybrid working arrangements and offering of work life balance whilst undertaking a wide and varied workload that is rewarding, challenging and the satisfaction of knowing your intervention will bring better outcomes for the residents of Rotherham.

This is also an excellent time to join Rotherham as we were awarded ‘Most Improved Council Award’ and we are delivering major regeneration and housing as well as creating new jobs and opportunities for our residents. Rotherham is a real 'central UK' location with excellent road and rail links and is ideally placed near the scenic countryside of the Peak District, whilst also being conveniently located next to the vibrant city of Sheffield.

We offer an excellent pay and benefits package which includes membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, as well as a range of health and wellbeing and other benefits.

For an informal discussion relating to this role, please contact Stuart Fletcher at stuart.fletcher@rotherham.gov.uk or on 01709 823523.

Closing date: 31 March 2024

For further information or to apply for the position please select the 'Enquire/Apply' button below and search for the job title.