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Practice Manager - Legal Services

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Job ID:

3894

Practice Area(s):

Practice Management

Location:

Greater Manchester, North-West 

Role:

Practice/Business Management
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

11.12.2017

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

 
Salary: £37,306 to £41,025 p.a.

36.66 hours per week
 
Based: Civic Centre, West Street, Oldham OL1 1UL
 
Working within the council’s Legal Services team, you will drive forward improvements to the service including developing the Case Management and IT Systems, developing income streams and business planning. You will manage a small team of Business Support and deliver projects in line with the business plan.
 
Key responsibilities
 
• Produce and distribute a range of business intelligence from the Council’s Visualfiles case management system and develop and improve IT systems.
• Help develop and implement effective methods of measurement, monitoring and evaluation of policies and services to ensure quality standards are maintained.
• To liaise with Legal Services officers to ensure and co-ordinate the provision of efficient administrative and clerical support to the Legal Services section
• Support the Head of Legal Services in controlling the Legal Services budget, library, all staffing matters and maintaining and improving income streams.
• Client liaison and development.
 
Key Requirements
 
To succeed in this role you will need as a minimum: 
 
• Experience of working within a busy Legal Services organisation in a Practice Management capacity to ensure quality standards and client care are maintained.
• Experience of developing and maintaining secure administration systems/procedures including the development of legal Case Management Systems and management of administrative support.
• Excellent commercial skills to maintain and develop income streams and business plans for Legal Services.
 
About Us
 
Oldham is committed to developing a Co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough. Anyone joining the council is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. We are working hard to build a brighter future for our borough and we need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities.

The Council has a clear set of Values and Behaviours, our Values outline how we do business and we share these borough wide with our residents, partners and businesses. Internally we have translated these values into five cooperative behaviours which outline the priority areas of focus for all staff at all levels. You can view the Values and Behaviours on our Greater.Jobs pages 
 
To find out more about who we are, what we do and why you should join us please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' butto below to visit our dedicated careers pages where you will also find useful guidance on how best to complete the application form.

Closing date: Friday 19th January 2018 

Interview Dates: Week commencing 29th January 2018
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Oldham Borough Council
Greater Manchester, North-West, United Kingdom

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Greater Manchester, North-West, United Kingdom
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Practice Manager - Legal Services

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Job ID:

3894

Practice Area(s):

Practice Management

Location:

Greater Manchester, North-West 

Role:

Practice/Business Management
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

11.12.2017

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

 
Salary: £37,306 to £41,025 p.a.

36.66 hours per week
 
Based: Civic Centre, West Street, Oldham OL1 1UL
 
Working within the council’s Legal Services team, you will drive forward improvements to the service including developing the Case Management and IT Systems, developing income streams and business planning. You will manage a small team of Business Support and deliver projects in line with the business plan.
 
Key responsibilities
 
• Produce and distribute a range of business intelligence from the Council’s Visualfiles case management system and develop and improve IT systems.
• Help develop and implement effective methods of measurement, monitoring and evaluation of policies and services to ensure quality standards are maintained.
• To liaise with Legal Services officers to ensure and co-ordinate the provision of efficient administrative and clerical support to the Legal Services section
• Support the Head of Legal Services in controlling the Legal Services budget, library, all staffing matters and maintaining and improving income streams.
• Client liaison and development.
 
Key Requirements
 
To succeed in this role you will need as a minimum: 
 
• Experience of working within a busy Legal Services organisation in a Practice Management capacity to ensure quality standards and client care are maintained.
• Experience of developing and maintaining secure administration systems/procedures including the development of legal Case Management Systems and management of administrative support.
• Excellent commercial skills to maintain and develop income streams and business plans for Legal Services.
 
About Us
 
Oldham is committed to developing a Co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough. Anyone joining the council is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. We are working hard to build a brighter future for our borough and we need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities.

The Council has a clear set of Values and Behaviours, our Values outline how we do business and we share these borough wide with our residents, partners and businesses. Internally we have translated these values into five cooperative behaviours which outline the priority areas of focus for all staff at all levels. You can view the Values and Behaviours on our Greater.Jobs pages 
 
To find out more about who we are, what we do and why you should join us please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' butto below to visit our dedicated careers pages where you will also find useful guidance on how best to complete the application form.

Closing date: Friday 19th January 2018 

Interview Dates: Week commencing 29th January 2018