We are looking for a new Head of Legal Services & Deputy Monitoring Officer who will lead and align a high performing and customer focused legal services team to our council priorities and vision to deliver tangible improvements for the residents of Wiltshire, much of which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Deputising as required for the Director of Legal and Governance, as Deputy Monitoring Officer, you will provide expert advice and support to the Chief Executive, Corporate Leadership Team, other senior officers and political leaders.
You will be a qualified Solicitor/Barrister ready to take the next step in your career into senior management. We are looking for someone who is values driven and commercially minded and an inclusive leader who will nurture and develop a legal team striving to provide the very best for the communities, businesses, and people of Wiltshire.
Interviews will be held at County Hall, Trowbridge on: Thursday 15 September 2022
For specific information about this job, please contact Perry Holmes, Director of Legal and Governance. Email. Perry.Holmes@wiltshire.gov.uk or
Sarah Fraser, Recruitment Consultant. Email. Sarah.Fraser@wiltshire.gov.uk Telephone: 01225 713164 or click apply below
Please download and read the role description and person specification carefully before you apply (see below), as well as Our Identity.
You can then make your application online by clicking the apply button at the bottom of this web page. If you are submitting a CV please ensure you read our CV and cover letter criteria carefully to avoid your CV being rejected.
We are firmly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to the principles of inclusion and diversity in both employment and the delivery of services. Read our statement of commitment to equality and inclusion.
The council is a Disability Confident Employer which means we are committed to employing people with disabilities and supporting them throughout their employment with us.
This role is subject to certain successful security checks; please see role description for more information.
This role is politically restricted; please see role description for more information.
All candidates are assessed against Our Identity (available below) which sets out the type of organisation we are and how we continue to develop to achieve the councils vision. Half of all questions during the interview will be based around these.
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Download Attached Documents:
LSL3-0093 Head of Service - Legal Services-Deputy Monitoring Officer.pdf