Enfield Legal Services are recruiting a Legal Support Officer. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a friendly, committed and highly regarded in-house legal service working as part of the Support Team to deliver a quality administrative service to lawyers, as well as making a real contribution to the quality of life and sustainability of the borough.
Reporting to the Legal Practice Manager, the Legal Support Officer role is key to making sure the service operates at optimum efficiency level by taking responsibility for the business systems and support functions. You will be the administrator of our legal case management system, Iken, championing best use and compliance to data protection legislation and Lexcel standards. You will also operate our recruitment software Job Train, helping the legal teams manage recruitment and the new starters and leavers processes. The post holder must be adept at using IT, and comfortable to help others learn too. The role focus is on best use of IT and business systems to provide a streamlined support services driving efficiencies in ways of working for the legal teams. Candidates must have a strong ability to prioritise workload and be used to working to set deadlines. You will be part of a small support team, so
you’ll need to be a team player. We are always keen to improve how we do things so if you have an eye for seeing efficiencies in process and enjoy a challenge then this is the role for you.
We work collaboratively and flexibly and welcome applications from all members of the community. We are employers that develop talent, encourage innovation and have a supportive working environment. If you want to be part of our journey, we would love to hear from you.
Applicants are invited to submit a C.V. together with a supporting statement, no longer than 2 sides of A4 addressing the criteria outlined in the job role and person specification of the role before the closing date. For more information, please see the attachments at the bottom of this advert.
Closing date: 23.59 on Sunday 3rd December 2023.
Please note this advert may close sooner than the advertised closing date.
Contact Details -
If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Andrea Kilby on 0208 132 0924 for an informal discussion.
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Vickie McGrath on 0208 132 1053 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.
Why it's great to work for Enfield Council:
- An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
- Up to 32 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
- A blend of remote and office based working for most roles.
- Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
- Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
- Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
- Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.
- 1 month paid sabbatical for Children’s Social Workers
We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, we advise that you complete fully and submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
If you have previously applied for this role within the past 6 months, unfortunately, a second application will not be considered.