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Childcare Lawyer - Greater Manchester

Childcare Lawyer - Greater Manchester

Posted 26 October 2020 by Service Care Solutions
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£35-£48 LTD PER HOUR

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Solicitor to join a busy local authority in the Greater Manchester are of the UK! This role would commence as a remote working role, the interview process would be done over the telephone and the successful candidate will have all equipment couriered to them.

Main Points:
*This authority currently have an exciting vacancy within their team to enable them to continue to build on their success and bring new experience, knowledge and ideas into the team.
*We have an opportunity for a qualified Solicitor to join the Council's Children, Families and Well-being Team for 3 month's with a possibility of it extending up to 6 months.
*The role will involve providing a comprehensive, cost effective, responsive and quality legal service in the field of Childcare and Children's services within the Council and work as a solicitor as part of the Council's in-house legal team in close cooperation with the Children's Social Care team. The post holder will take all appropriate steps to ensure that the Council meets its social care responsibilities and priorities.
*The main duties of the post will be providing clear and practical legal advice on child protection matters, drafting legal documents, providing advice and assistance in pre proceedings matters, conducting care applications, discharge of care/ conversion applications, placement order and adoption proceedings and undertaking advocacy within all levels of the single-family court.
*You will work closely with the Council's Children, Families and Well-being service and other services as well as the legal services team and will therefore have good customer care and interpersonal skills, good communication and problem solving skills and will work well as part of a team and be flexible, enthusiastic and committed.
*You will possess a "can do" approach. You'll be skilled at drafting legal documentation, providing concise and clear advice, and carrying out legal research and analysis. Well-organised and adaptable, you may from time to time be asked to take on challenges outside your field of expertise.

The successful candidate will ideally have experience working for a Local Authority, although they are willing to consider candidates with private practice childcare experience.

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact John Wilson:
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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 John on with any referrals.

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  • Child Care Lawyer - Greater Manchester

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