Salary range: £22,183 - £26,511 p.a. inc.
Contract: Permanent - Fixed term (24 Months)
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic centre and other locations from time to time
A Great opportunity.....
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
3 new trainee posts have become available in the Council’s Legal Service. The first two Trainee Solicitors are required to start at the end of January 2022, and the third Trainee Solicitor is required to start in July 2022.
We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals.
We will consider applications from those who have already successfully completed their LPC and who are eligible for admission on successful completion of their training contract, to the Law Society’s Roll of Solicitors in England and Wales.
We are located in Brent Council’s impressive Civic Centre, right next to Wembley stadium and just a 12-minute train ride from Baker Street and a 21-minute train ride from Kings Cross.
So, if you are looking for a challenging and rewarding training contract in a demanding but supportive environment, look no further.
During your two-year Training Contract, you’ll spend six months in three ‘seats’ gaining experience in a number of key practice areas, in. In each seat, you will have a supervisor who acts as your work provider and mentor, while the Council’s Director of Legal Services oversees your progress. As a Trainee with us, you will have a busy and varied caseload working in a supportive team with a public service ethos.
We are looking for talented, ambitious and flexible individuals who can demonstrate a commitment to working in the public sector.
As well as having an excellent academic record you will have a love of learning and developing, and an enthusiasm for working flexibly and proactively within a supportive team environment, building productive relationships with clients and colleagues.
Closing date: 05 December 23:59
Assessment & Interview Date: W/C 10 January 2022
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org