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Childcare Solicitor - Locum

  • Job reference: EC0310CHILDCE
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
Job description: FAMILY LAW - CHILDCARE SOLICITOR

Location: Cheshire
Job Type: Locum
Area of Expertise: Qualified 4+ PQE
Salary: £35 - £42 per hour Ltd (DOE)

This is a fantastic opportunity to work as a highly experienced Childcare Solicitor for a well-respected local authority in Cheshire. The role is to cover long-term sickness and is likely to be a rolling contract with flexible working hours and working from home. This position is full time with an immediate start. You will be working as a Childcare Solicitor to provide legal advice and support to other legal staff as required and keep up to date on legislative changes and their impact on service provision within the relevant departments and provide training accordingly.

Responsibilities:
*Provide advice and guidance to other legal staff and departments
*Identify, research and anticipate the effects on service of legislative changes
*Deliver training under supervision to Members, Service Groups and staff
*Provide legal and procedural advice to Committees, Panels and Groups of members in line with policy and operational decisions
*Provide advice to Directors, Managers and their staff
*Undertake advocacy and litigation work
*Experience of working for a local authority
*Experience of working with Childcare Law and associated issues
*Participate in project teams to ensure development of legal expertise within the Service
*Other responsibilities as may be required from time to time

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on 01772 208969 or email emma.clapham@servicecare.org.uk

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal:
*Exceptional referral bonuses
*Specialist legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Nationwide provider of legal staff to Private Sector and Public Sector organisations

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.

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