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Childcare Advocate

Experienced Childcare Advocate to join a busy team within a London Borough, over a long term locum contract.

If you are a Barrister or Solicitor Advocate, who is self-motivated and committed to supporting and advising Children's Services, then this could be for you!

Childcare Advocate:

  • To demonstrate substantial experience of legal work within the post holder's area of responsibility and ability to demonstrate significant specialism or depth of knowledge in a particular area i.e. conducting lengthy and complex hearings, such as Fact Findings, medical and non accidental injury cases and contested final hearings of more than 3 days in all Tribunals and Courts including the before the High Court
  • To make a professional evaluation of all legal aspects with minimal supervision and guidance
  • To present complex arguments before courts, tribunals, committees or sub-committees effectively
  • To build and maintain credible professional relationships with Council colleagues and clients, external Partners and stakeholders such as neighbouring Local Authorities, Barristers chambers, Courts and experts
  • To provide training to the client and to legal colleagues

This is a brilliant opportunity to join a fantastic, successful and stable Childcare team. My client is ideally seeking an individual who has Local Authority experience, however I would still encourage those from a Private background with Public care experience to apply. Whether you are available on short notice or looking to start a role in June, please send your CV across to leah.edgar@sellickpartnership.co.uk.

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