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Childcare Lawyer

  • Location

    South London

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £32 - £38 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Rayhaneh Tehrani

  • Email:


  • Reference:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 months +

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


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Sellick Partnership is delighted to be working with a popular South London Council to recruit a locum Childcare Lawyer to join their busy team.

The assignment will begin on an initial 3 month contract with a view for extension. The successful Childcare Lawyer will be working remotely from home for the foreseeable future.

Our client is seeking a capable Childcare Lawyer who can hit the ground running and come on board as soon as possible to assist with an increased workload. There is no advocacy required in this role.

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Care cases and pre-proceedings
  • Emergency protection orders
  • Exclusion orders
  • Non-accidental injury
  • PLO files

Our client is open to considering applications from candidates from both public and private sector backgrounds as long as there is relevant public childcare experience demonstrated. Our client is also open to considering newly qualified lawyers who have public child care experience.

On offer is a competitive hourly rate and flexible working arrangements, including a 9-day fortnight.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly and supportive team so get in touch now to avoid missing out!

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 Rayhaneh Tehrani 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 consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

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