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Legal Support Supervisor and Officer (Specialist)

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  • Post Ref: BBC/18/16307
  • Department: Non Borough of Poole vacancy
  • Division: Bournemouth Borough Council
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  • Salary details: £23,111 - £25,463
  • Employment Status: Full Time
  • Hourly Rate:
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Working Weeks:
  • Closing date: 07 October 2018
  • Interview date: Week commencing 29 October 2018
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This is an exciting time for Dorset, with plans underway for local government reorganisation which will see the replacement of Dorset’s nine councils with two new ones. These councils will have greater influence nationally and be better able to work in the best interests of Dorset’s residents and to build a strong and prosperous future Dorset.

Legal Services is a shared service with officers currently working to support both Bournemouth and Poole Borough Councils. This is an exciting time to be joining us, as we work towards the bold new vision for Dorset.

We are looking for an experienced legal secretary to join our Legal Support team of three.  You will work closely with each of the Team Leaders within the Legal Service to deliver secretarial and administrative support to each of their five teams.  You will have experience of working in any of the key areas of law practiced within the Legal Service, being children or adults social care, commercial property, civil litigation or commercial.   You will need to have excellent communication and leadership skills with the ability to work accurately, responsively and at pace.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Sian Ballingall, Head of Legal Services, on 01202 451537.

Please apply online via our website www.jobsatbournemouth.com

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