Vacancy Details

Head of Legal

Surrey Heath Borough Council
£60,794 - £72,279 per annum plus Monitoring Officer Allowance of £7500 per annum
Surrey Heath House, Camberley
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
07/01/2020 at 23:55 PM
Surrey Heath Borough Council

Head of Legal

Salary Range:                         £60,794 - £72,279 per annum plus

                                                Monitoring Officer Allowance of £7500 per annum

Hours:                                     37 per week

Contract:                                Permanent

This is a politically restricted post in accordance with Section 2 (1) (b) of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989

This is a key role providing an excellent opportunity to use your legal expertise to contribute to the development of an agile and ambitious authority.

Our significant investment in Camberley Town Centre is a crucial part of our regeneration scheme to revitalise the area for residents and businesses - and safeguard the future of local services.

As an essential member of the Corporate Management Team, you will be expected to provide robust high-quality legal advice on a wide range of areas, supporting both officers and elected members.  You will use your expertise to find innovative and creative solutions to complex issues.

As the Council's Monitoring Officer, you will be responsible for promoting good governance.  You will be politically aware, and combine a successful track-record in legal services with experience in supporting strategic corporate direction.

Ideally located in a beautiful part of the South East, with great links to London and beyond, Surrey Heath BC offers an attractive setting for the next step in your career.

For an informal discussion, please contact Tim Pashen, Deputy Chief Executive (Interim) on 01276 707351 or email

To apply, please visit

Closing date:  midnight 7th January 2020

Equal Opportunities

Surrey Heath Borough Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. If you are unable to apply online for reasons of disability, please call 01276 707396 to discuss any reasonable adjustments that may be made to accommodate your individual requirements.

Please note:

All successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks in line with BPSS guidelines, which includes standard identification, referencing and unspent conviction checks. Surrey Heath Borough Council undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed.

For the best chance of successful application, please read the Job Description and Personal Specification fully before applying for this vacancy as it contains information you will need to refer to when applying. We do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed application form. If you have not heard from the council within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful. All unsuccessful applications will be removed and confidentially disposed of 6 months after the closing date.

If you have any further enquiries please email or telephone 01276 707396.

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