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The Council is looking for a highly motivated Legal Officer to join us to work on a variety of projects and areas of legal work. This is a new and stimulating position and an amazing opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Advocate to join Douglas Borough Council in a fast paced role in which you will be able to strengthen and develop your existing skills.


The range of legal work we can offer is exciting, from supporting housing, planning and service contracts with the provision of comprehensive legal advice and guidance to taking the lead on litigation matters. This position also offers an amazing career opportunity with a diverse, challenging legal workload plus advising in a political environment working collaboratively with Members and Senior Officers, and very closely with the Chief Executive, Corporate Management Team and outside advocates.


You must be a qualified and experienced Advocate with at least 3 years’ post qualification experience. You must have excellent communication and organisational as well as good research and analytical skills.  Knowledge of local government would be an advantage but is not absolutely necessary. Flexibility and a positive approach are essential.


For the right person, this is a role that could offer responsibility, whilst the Council provides you with encouragement and development to ensure we continue to deliver outstanding service levels.


If you are ambitious, dedicated and efficient in delivering excellent service and can embrace the challenges and opportunities presented then we would like to hear from you. In return, we can offer you a tremendous opportunity in local government and an interesting but demanding role in a friendly and supportive environment.


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Closing Date : Wednesday, 21 November 2018

We are looking for an accomplished Payroll & Payments Manager to join the Finance Team in managing and delivering a comprehensive and efficient payroll service. The successful applicant will have their own area of direct responsibility and will also provide cover for the Accountancy Manager and provide support to meet the Section’s objectives.


It is essential that you have experience of administering weekly and monthly payrolls, making creditor payments and are proficient in the use of an ICT payroll system. You must be a part/fully qualified Accounting Technician (AAT), with a minimum of 5 years’ demonstrable payroll experience at management level.


You must have good communication skills, be highly organised with strong attention to detail, self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure.


If you are able to maintain complete and accurate records in the system for internal management information and external statutory authorities and deliver a highly compliant service then we would like to hear from you.


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Closing Date : Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Douglas Borough Council have a vacancy for a Vehicle Technician. A City and Guilds Engineering Certificate (motor vehicles) Part 2 (minimum) or equivalent is essential. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar environment and a full clean valid driving licence is also essential.

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Closing Date : Friday, 23 November 2018