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Childcare Lawyer

  • Location

    West Yorkshire, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £34000 - £38500 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Laura Smith

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Sellick Partnership are currently recruiting for a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Child Care Lawyer to join a local authority based in West Yorkshire on a permanent basis.

The offices of our client are easily accessible by road and public transport from Greater Manchester and across Yorkshire and the successful candidate will be joining an established and friendly childcare team.

The successful Child Care Lawyer will take on a variety of child care matters, including, but not exclusive to:

  • Safeguarding matters
  • Child Protection Orders
  • Care Proceedings
  • Special Guardianship
  • Private Law Proceedings
  • Fostering Legislation
  • Adoption Law

Other duties for this role include:

  • Assisting in the training and supervision of legal assistants
  • Advising Client Authority
  • Advocacy in the Family Court
  • Occasionally assisting in matters including adult, health, and social care

The local authority is able to consider candidates seeking a part-time or full-time permanent role. Childcare experience gained from either the public or private sectors will be 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 Laura Smith 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.