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Housing Disrepair Officer

  • Job reference: EC2405HOUSINGOFFICER
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Non-Qualified, Qualified
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Job description: Legal Officer

Location: Manchester
Job Type: Locum
Area of expertise: Housing Disrepair
Salary: £25 LTD + DOE

Work as a Locum Housing Disrepair Legal Officer on a full-time basis for a local authority in Manchester. You will be working within the Housing department managing a portfolio of housing disrepair matters. The ideal candidate will be able to conduct their own advocacy in compliance with relevant pre-action protocols and demonstrate their knowledge of housing disrepair laws in line with relevant legislation and government guidelines.
Responsibilities:
*Deal with all aspects of housing disrepair
*Deal with assessments of housing disrepair from available evidence
*Conduct any litigation or advocacy as required
*Keep up to date with relevant legislation and implement it accordingly.
*Represent the local authority in any committee meetings or other associated meetings as may be required.

Requirements:
*Qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive or commensurate experience essential
*Knowledge of housing disrepair in a local authority setting
*Proactive and enthusiastic
*Client-focused
*Solution-orientated
*Strong organisational skills
*Ability to prioritise
*Team player
*Experience of housing disrepair claims in a public authority setting desirable.

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on 01772 208969 or email emma.clapham@servicecare.org.uk

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal:
*Exceptional referral bonuses
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Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.

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