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Childcare Legal Assistant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Consultant:

    Leah Edgar

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 month+

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Childcare Paralegal to join a successful, team within a reputable London Borough Council, over a long term contract.

The successful Childcare Paralegal will be taking on daily task such as;

  • Drafting C110 and C2 Forms
  • Undertaking own caseload of s7 and s37 matters
  • Drafting applications for care and supervision orders
  • Preparing bundles for court, counsel and witnesses
  • Taking and preparing witness statements
  • Corresponding with court, other parties and social workers
  • Drafting social worker's statements and care plans
  • Preparing case summaries
  • Attending Advocate meetings

The Childcare paralegal will ideally come from a local authority background, although this is not essential if you have a good understanding of public law. The selected Childcare Paralegal will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Supportive team
  • Long term contract
  • Remote working

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 email leah.edgar@sellickpartnership.co.uk.

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