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Case Officer (Legal) Support Services

Salary: £20,444 - £22,571 (pro rata)

Job Type: Permanent

Hours Ranging from full time (all hours available), 14.8 part time fixed term hours, OR 22.2 part time permanent hours.

Closing Date:

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Case Officer to join us. Apply now and become a valued member of the Legal team, helping South Somerset to be a place where businesses flourish, communities are safe, vibrant and healthy and residents enjoy good housing and cultural, leisure and sporting activities.

Job Title: Case Officer (Legal) – Support Services       

Salary: Grade 3, £20,444 - £22,571 per annum (pro rata)                               

Hours available:

  • 22.2 hours permanent
  • 14.8 hours fixed term until 31 March 2023

We are flexible in our approach with the number of hours available. When applying for the vacancy please be sure to include how many hours you would like to apply for. Ranging from full time (all hours available), 14.8 part time fixed term hours, OR 22.2 part time permanent hours.  

What you can expect from us…

  • We will help you develop your career by providing development and support whatever your level of experience
  • An opportunity to be part of ‘one team’ coming together to develop even better ways of working
  • A flexible approach to working arrangements to help you achieve a greater work/life balance
  • A generous annual leave entitlement and the ability to purchase further leave
  • A significant employer contribution towards your LPGS defined benefit scheme pension pot
  • Gym membership discount across Freedom Leisure sites

What we’re looking for…

We are looking for a well-motivated and capable person to join our Case Services Team. You should be able to work accurately under pressure and show a keen attention to detail. The role forms part of a multi-disciplined team but the main focus will be legal case work. Tasks will include supporting the preparation of engrossments ready for sealing; supporting with requests for copies of legal documents and supporting with the preparation of Planning Enforcement documents ready for service. Experience of legal administration is desirable but is not essential. The applicant should have strong administration skills with a willing interest and desire to learn and develop.

This role is office based and will require your attendance at our Brympton Way Offices in Yeovil.

Please contact Zoe Rodgers, Case Services Team Leader on 01935 462512 should you wish to discuss the role in more detail.

In the application please give details of any conflict of interest that could impact either the recruitment process or your employment with South Somerset.

We promote and value diversity in the workplace and welcome diverse applicants. We are committed to applying our equal opportunities policy at all stages of recruitment and selection. Shortlisting, interviewing and selection will always be carried out without regard to disability, sex or sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age, or pregnancy or maternity. 

We treat personal data collected during the recruitment process in accordance with our data protection policy/policy on processing special category personal data and criminal records. Information about how your data is used and the basis for processing your data is provided in our privacy notice.


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