Legal Assistant 

Job Title
Legal Assistant 
Job Description


Grade 4

SALARY: from £16,781 to £17,419 per annum

Temporary for 6 months initially

37 hours per week

Post Number: TBC


South Wales Fire & Rescue Service is looking to appoint an individual to join its Legal Section.


This exciting position will sit within our Business Support team based at our Fire Service Headquarters at Llantrisant. The role is assigned to the Legal Section but the successful candidate will also be expected to work with all departments and directorates within the Service.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

·          Focussing on Data Protection (General Data Protection Regulations) and contract law, along with employment, tort and land matters whilst working side by side with the Service’s staff. 

·          Supporting the Legal Section by undertaking research and administrative tasks that require knowledge of legal terms.



·         Welsh language skills are desirable for this post.

·         This role involves frequent travel between sites throughout the South Wales area. The successful candidate must be able to travel independently and a driving licence check will be conducted


More details of the role and the language skills required can be found within the Job Description and Person Specification.


An Application Form, Person Specification and Job Description can be downloaded from the Careers pages of our website  Please note that we do not accept CVs.


Completed Application Forms should be returned to:- The Recruitment and Assessment Team, South Wales Fire & Rescue Service Headquarters, Forest View Business Park, Llantrisant, CF72 8LX.


The closing date for receipt of application forms is 17th January 2017 @ 12 noon.


Additional Details

The successful candidate will be subject to:

·         A Drug and Alcohol Test prior to an appointment being made.

·         A satisfactory Disclosure Scotland clearance check.


We are a family friendly organisation and a flexible working system is in operation.


This document is also available in Welsh. You are welcome to communicate with us in either English or Welsh.


Please note that all salaries are subject to job evaluation.


South Wales Fire and Rescue Service believes in the real value of having a diverse workforce and we proactively want to encourage applicants from all sectors of our community to apply.

Salary Details (From - To)
£16,781  £17,419 
Job Post
Legal Assistant  TBC 
Job Location
South Wales Fire & Rescue Service Headquarters, Llantrisant 
Closing Date
Closing Time
12:00 noon               

           Contact Details

Recruitment and Assessment Team
Tel: 01443 232200 (Normal Working Hours)

24 hour Recruitment Line 0800 0283615


South Wales Fire & Rescue Service
Forest View Business Park
CF72 8LX

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