Solicitor (Contracts and Licensing) North Ayrshire Council

Updated: Jul 6


Title of Vacancy: Solicitor (Contracts and Licensing) no: NAY09847

Closing date: 31 July 2022.

Location: Cunninghame House, Friars Croft, Irvine, KA12 8EE

Contract type: Temporary For 2 Years

Salary: £40,376.70 - £42,879.69 Per Year


Position type: Full-Time Hours: 35 Hours Per Week: Work from home: Hybrid During Covid-19, we are taking the opportunity to work in different ways and this includes how we continue to undertake our interviews. We are using Microsoft Teams to progress with interviews virtually and all you need is a device with a camera and access to the internet. We will provide guidance and instructions on how to use this method if your interview is being held virtually.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a solicitor to join North Ayrshire Council's busy legal team for a period of two years. The post sits within the Contracts and Licensing Team and the work involves the provision of legal advice to the Council and includes a variety of work including conveyancing and contract advice.


Before you apply, find out a little bit about us and why we are a Great Place to Work.


Staff Values & Behaviours: North Ayrshire Council uses a behavioural-based approach throughout the recruitment process. Our staff values of Focus, Passion & Inspiration will be explored for this vacancy.


Further information on our Staff Values and how to complete behaviour-based application form questions is available on the Council’s website.


Additional Information: For your information, if this post requires references you will be notified of further details if you are successful in gaining an interview. Not providing relevant references when requested may delay the outcome of the interview process.


Standard Disclosure: Preferred candidates will be required to undergo a Standard Disclosure check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by North Ayrshire Council.

Please note: Successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the Standard Disclosure Check of £25 which will be deducted from your wages following the commencement of employment.

For further information on the Disclosure Scheme please visit https://www.mygov.scot/organisations/disclosure-scotland/. For further details on North Ayrshire Council’s policy please visit http://www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk/resident/jobs-and-training/pre-employment-checks.aspx.


Our Workstyles: As an employer of choice, North Ayrshire Council has identified four different Workstyles. Each post in the council has been allocated one of these styles: Agile – 100% of time spent working agile (flexibly) and interacting with others. Able to work at home, office, or multiple locations. May be required to attend office on set days/rota basis as the role requires. This post has been allocated the workstyle: Agile More information on our workstyles can be found in our HR Guide: Workstyles.


If you have any questions on the allocated Workstyle for this post, please ask at the interview.


Apply online via: https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/councils/north-ayrshire-council/jobs/solicitor-contracts-and-licensing-282057


Closing Date: 31-Jul-2022