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Childcare Legal Assistant

  • £25 - £28 per hour
  • London
  • Locum
  • Legal, Local Government & Public Sector

Childcare Legal Assistant

Local London Authority

Locum contract 3 months+


We are recruiting for a locum Childcare Legal Assistant on behalf of a London Local Authority. The successful candidate will join a reputable team who are known to provide great opportunities for development and progression.

The full-time locum assignment will begin on a 3-month initial contract, with a view to extend beyond this, and requires office attendance twice per week. The new Childcare Legal Assistant will be joining a large team of Lawyers, and two other Legal Assistants, who are all excited to welcome a new member.

Responsibilities of the Childcare Legal Assistant:

The successful Childcare Legal Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the team of lawyers by assisting in managing busy caseloads of care proceedings and pre-proceedings
  • Preparing bundles for court
  • Drafting court applications and letters under the supervision of solicitors
  • Dealing with police protocol requests

The successful Childcare Legal Assistant will benefit from:

  • Working within a well-regarded Council amongst a reputable team known for being a great place to work
  • Great support provided to junior team members
  • Competitive hourly rate and flexible working patterns

The Childcare Legal Assistant role would be a great opportunity for someone looking to develop their existing skills and experience. Due to the nature of this role being a locum position, we require candidates who already have childcare experience, and ideally have experience of working in local government. If you believe you have the required skill set, please apply as soon as possible.

Sellick Partnership is proud to be an inclusive and accessible recruitment business and we support applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances. Please note, our advertisements use years' experience, hourly rates, and salary levels purely as a guide and we assess applications based on the experience and skills evidenced on the CV. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice on our website.

Rayhaneh Tehrani Associate Director

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