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Child and Adult Social Care Legal Assistant

Posted 31 January by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Ended

Legal Assistant Job, Birmingham City Centre, Competitive Salary, Leading Local Authority

Your new company

Due to an increased work load, we are now looking to recruit a Locum Legal Assistant to work in the heart of the city centre on an on-going basis. Birmingham City Council is the largest single local authority in Europe offering a range of opportunities and regeneration. With Birmingham and the surrounding areas continuing to develop, the council pride itself to make life better for the millions of people who live and work in the city.

Your new role

As a Child and Adult Social Care Legal Assistant, you will be based out of the City Centre and be responsible for providing support to the Child and Adult Social Care Legal Department in preparing documentation and reviewing documents and caseloads. You will be creating and maintaining trial bundles including indexing and case studies, these will be a mix of both paper and electronic. You will also be assisting the Solicitors with court preparation, however you may not be required to attend court yourself.

What you'll need to succeed

It is essential you are qualified to LPC / CILEX level, or at least working towards the qualifications. It is essential that you have a good understanding of legal processes and procedures and be able to convey information clearly and concisely in writing and also face to face. You will be able to work as a member of a team, but also under your own initiative and be able to manage your own workload.

What you'll get in return

You will be working with an employer who is an accredited Investor in People and who are renowned for their supportive culture that can offer flexible working. You will be covering a range of potential projects within the council and have input into lots of different areas, offering a great deal of variety and flexibility. You will be based in their office in the heart of the city centre and paid a competitive salary

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