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Childcare Lawyer

  • Location

    Cheshire, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £40 - £45 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Natalie Atherall

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 months+

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Sellick Partnership are currently recruiting to a fantastic opportunity for a Childcare Lawyer to join a large local authority based in beautiful Cheshire.

The successful Childcare Lawyer must be a fully qualified solicitor, legal executive or equivalent and ideally have experience working for a local authority childcare team, or significant public law experience gained in private practice. Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Undertaking a caseload of pre-proceedings and care cases
  • Conducting advocacy
  • Attending PLO meetings and Legal Planning meetings
  • Providing advice in relation to Care Act
  • Keeping internal case management system and court bundles updated
  • Liaising with Counsel and Social Workers where necessary

The role will be based in a purpose built building, close to main connecting roads. Free onsite parking is also provided.

Our client is also able to accommodate a flexible working pattern, which includes 1 day working from home each week.

The ideal candidate will be available at short notice with part and full time availability being considered.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Natalie Atherall in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultant boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.