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Childcare Solicitor

  • Job reference: JBCCS/2606
  • Location: Kent
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: Locum position within a Childcare department of a Local Authority. Flexible pay rate on offer.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Childcare Solicitor to join an extremely busy Childcare team in Northern Kent. The role is a 3-month temporary contract but is likely to be extended.

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.

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 2 years PQE
*Previous experience working in a Childcare department
*Previous experience handling a caseload of Childcare matters and ideally 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.