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Childcare Solicitor

  • Job reference: JBCCS/2303
  • Location: Bedfordshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Childcare Solicitor to join an extremely busy Childcare team in Bedfordshire.

Within this role your responsibilities will include a full and varied caseload dealing with, but not limited to dealing with Pre-Proceedings and Care Proceedings, Supervision Orders, Interim Care Orders and Emergency Protection Orders. You will handle a full caseload of Childcare matters and also undertake advocacy work on behalf of the Council. On top of this you will be expected to help manage the team, offering advice and guidance to junior members of staff.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience working as a Childcare Solicitor, ideally for a Local Authority, other essential experience includes:
*Qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive with a minimum of 4 years PQE
*A strong level of experience working in a Childcare department
*Previous experience handling a caseload of Childcare matters and have experience undertaking advocacy

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Joel Baron:
Telephone: 01772 208969
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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 Joel on 01772 208969 with any referrals.