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Practice Manager

  • Employer: Liverpool City Council
  • Reference: LCC04554
  • Published: Tue 14/05/2024, 10:25 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 27/05/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £38223 - £43421 GBP year
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Cunard Building, Merseyside
About the Role

Who are we!

Liverpool City Council is embarking on an exciting transformation portfolio of unprecedented breadth and scale, and as a result, we’re expanding our Legal Team and hiring into numerous new roles.

Following significant investment we are looking for passionate and driven individuals to join us. This is an opportunity to work in an exciting and forward thinking local authority as part of a dynamic and multi-disciplinary legal department. Join us as our Practice Manager and help us mould our expanding team at Liverpool City Council!

Our roles operate on a hybrid approach to allow flexibility between home working and office working at the Cunard Building.

What will I be doing?

  • Our Practice manager will ultimately be responsible for supporting the Head and Deputy Head of Legal Practice & Business to ensure continuous improvement in aspects of the service and across the wider City Law & Governance Directorate
  • You will ensure the Legal team has the tools and environment to be effective in represented and effective in their service delivery
  • You will manage support staff performance of tasks allocated within set timescales
  • You will plan and prioritise allocated work efficiently and make sure effective diary management ensures deadlines are complied with in a timely manner, working collaboratively across the team
  • You will prepare reports, documents, minutes and correspondence, as well as taking notes at meetings/hearings, ensuring that all are shared and saved appropriately
  • Key to the role of Practice Manager is the co-ordination of directorate & service wide support e.g. recruitment, finance, admin
  • You will work with our Learning & Organisational Development and recruitment teams, to support our work experience programme and internship placements including the marketing of the Service across Universities and Schools.

 

What you will receive!

  • 31 days holiday rising to 35 after 5 years service.
  • Agile working - A “Flexibility First” approach to Agile working where flexibility is the norm rather than the exception.
  • Cycle2Work Scheme
  • Travel Pass Scheme
  • Drive Time – The scheme allows you to get behind the wheel of a new car on a salary sacrifice basis, with no deposit
  • Discounted Lifestyles Memberships
  • A full range of family friendly policies
  • Part of the Local Government Pension scheme
  • Purchase of Additional Leave
  • A wide range of high-quality learning open to all with opportunities to train, develop and support to realise your potential.
  • Employee Volunteering Scheme
  • Medicash
  • On top of this, we also offer other benefits such as Credit Union, Local Discounts using your ID Card and Contract Parking at Council owned parking facilities

If you would like to talk to a member of the team about the role or have an informal discussion, please contact Neil Moore at neil.moore@liverpool.gov.uk

Please note interviews ae scheduled to take place week commencing 3rd June.

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

We advise you save the job description and person specification on your own device (e.g. laptop, tablet, mobile), as once the closing date has passed they will not be accessible.

Downloads

  • City Plan
  • Council Plan
  • Job Description /Person Specification

How to Apply

Follow the link to be directed to the Liverpool City Council Website where you will find details of how to apply!

Apply Now

  • Employer: Liverpool City Council
  • Reference: LCC04554
  • Published: Tue 14/05/2024, 10:25 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 27/05/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £38223 - £43421 GBP year
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Cunard Building, Merseyside

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