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Childcare Paralegal

Job Description

Service Care Legal are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority, based in the East Midlands, which is in need of a Paralegal to join their Childcare Legal team. This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced Paralegals/Legal Assistants or Legal Officers interested in public sector work. Please find below further details on the role:

ROLE: Childcare Paralegal
LOCATION: East Midlands, hybrid working
CONTRACT: Initial 3 months, ongoing. 37 hours per week.
RATE: £25 - £27ph umbrella

The Role:

  • To provide administrative and clerical support to the Childcare Legal team. This includes drafting Court Documentation, Court Applications and Case Summaries
  • Assist with Childcare Legal caseloads from start to completion
  • To maintain and update case management system and update department case lists

The Person:

  • Someone who has worked as a Childcare Paralegal for a minimum of 12 months
  • Ideally someone who has previously worked for a Local Authority in a Childcare Legal team
  • Someone who is comfortable working independently in a remote setting


  • Hybrid working
  • Flexible hours
  • Weekly pay

If this sounds like an opportunity that is right for you or someone you know, then don't hesitate to get in touch with Hugh Barnes via email,, or via phone at 01772208969.

We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.