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Child Care Solicitor

  • Job reference: ZHCS18/09
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description:
A fantastic opportunity for childcare solicitor to work in the busy childcare department for local authority in Cheshire.

The daily responsibilities would include:
*Taking control of and dealing with a substantial legal caseload
*Attending and advising at committee meetings
*Providing legal advice relating to children's services to a high quality
*Managing complex projects and assessing known risks, and being able to adapt to situations.

Within this role your responsibilities will include a full and varied childcare caseload dealing with, but not limited to;
*Pre-Proceedings and Care Proceedings
*Emergency Protection Orders
*Supervision Orders
*Interim Care Orders,

Minimum requirements would include:
*To be a Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive, with a minimum of 3 years' experience PQE
*At least 2 years' experience handling all aspects of child care matters.
*Previously handled a caseload of childcare matters with minimal supervision
*Desirable to have experience working in local authority roles previously.

The successful candidate will ideally have experience working for a Local Authority, although the council are willing to consider candidates with private practice childcare experience who want to work in the public sector.

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Zakkiya Hussain:
Telephone: 01772 208969
Email: zakkiya.hussain@servicecare.org.uk.
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The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Specialists legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Twice weekly payroll runs
*£250 training allowances
*Ltd and PAYE payment options available

Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.
We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who may be interested in this role. Please contact Zakkiya on 01772 208969 with any referrals.