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Solicitor / Legal Executive

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Work Location
Pupils on Roll
Pupils on Roll
Occupational group
Legal / Trading Standards
Salary details
£41,675 - £43,662 pro rata
Job term
Appointment type
Part Time
22 - 25 hours per week
Closing Date
26 July 2020
Interview date
7 August 2020
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Our Vision: Making Teignbridge a healthy and desirable place where people want to live, work and visit.
Our Values: Communicative, Respectful, Purposeful, Conscientious.

What it's like to work here: With its diverse mix of coast, countryside, seaside resorts, cities, market towns, villages and moorland, Devon is a great place to work and live with good rail links to Exeter, Bristol, Taunton and London.

For this role: You will be based at Teignbridge District Council offices in Newton Abbot with the opportunity to work from home.

What you'll be doing: You’ll be a key advisor on a wide variety of the Council’s work, including major development / regeneration projects within South Devon. You’ll primarily provide legal advice to the District Council as part of an in-house team of six lawyers. Experience of advising on commercial and / or planning law is required.
Please refer to job description for further detail regarding the requirements for this role.

We value our staff and offer an excellent working environment, employee rewards and benefits include:
- Local Government Pension Scheme;
- Generous annual leave;
- Family friendly leave, pay and working arrangements;
- Childcare Vouchers;
- Discounted gym membership at Teignbridge District Council Leisure Centres;
- Cycle Scheme;
- Career development through professional learning and development.

As an accredited Investor in People and a Disability Confident Employer, we value diversity and celebrate individuality across our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service provision and are only interested in your ability to do the job.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Paul Woodhead, Team Leader, on 01626 215139.

DBS Checks - Teignbridge District Council complies fully with the DBS code of practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. A criminal record check is identified as necessary for this position and an application for a DBS certificate will be required if you are offered the position.

Data Protection - The organisation processes information about an individual's criminal convictions in accordance with its data protection policy / policy on processing special categories of personal data. In particular, data collected during recruitment is held securely and accessed by, and disclosed to, individuals only for the purposes of completing the recruitment process as per the General Data Protection Regulation.

Safeguarding Commitment - Teignbridge District Council will comply with its legal obligations in relation to recruiting people to work with children/vulnerable adults.


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