Salary

£63k - £69.933k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

1 day ago

Description

As Senior Legal Counsel at St John Ambulance, you will have direct responsibility for providing leadership on legal counsel to the whole of St John. Leading the small legal department, you will ensure the legal team is equipped to provide legal counsel by identifying risks, managing risks and providing assurances on risks as appropriate. The Senior Legal Counsel will play a key role on providing legal counsel to all parts of St John in its breadth of activities.

 

About the Role

As Senior Legal Counsel at St John Ambulance, you will have direct responsibility for providing leadership on legal counsel to the whole of St John. Leading the small legal department, you will ensure the legal team is equipped to provide legal counsel by identifying risks, managing risks and providing assurances on risks as appropriate. The Senior Legal Counsel will play a key role on providing legal counsel to all parts of St John in its breadth of activities.

Working closely with the Director of Governance, the Senior Legal Counsel will ensure St John complies with company and charity law. As the most senior qualified solicitor within the charity, you will at times be required to provide direct assurance and advice to St John Trustees and Executive Directors and act as the business partner to improve the effectiveness of various Directorates.

About You

To be successful in this role you will be a Qualified Barrister or Solicitor with experience in leading and motivating high performing teams. You will have knowledge of handing major non-contentious commercial transactions, providing governance leadership and advice and working in a regulated environment, ideally within a large charity.    

About Us

St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.

Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat and the communities we serve.

We are a team of 1,600 employees and 18,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid.

You will receive:

  • Competitive salary & pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing portal - access to financial, health and wellbeing support and an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounts – you’ll have access to Blue Light and NHS Discounts as well as discounts on mobile phones, gym memberships, cinema tickets, restaurants, holidays and shopping.

Interview Date: 28/01/2021

Application Review Date: 23/01/2021

We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role.