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Childcare Legal Officer

  • Location

    West Yorkshire, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £11 - £15 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Laura Smith

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Sellick Partnership are recruiting a Childcare Legal Officer for a local authority based in West Yorkshire. This local authority is easily accessible by public transport and is just walking distance from the train station.

Our client is seeking a Legal Officer who already has experience working within a Childcare team, whether this be within a private practice or public sector organisation.

The successful Legal Officer will take on a mixed workload, including, but not exclusive to:

  • Care supervision orders
  • Co-working matters with solicitors
  • Corresponding with clients and social workers
  • Preparing court bundles and witness statements
  • Gathering evidence
  • Section 7 and 37 reports

The successful candidate will join a sizable and friendly legal team for an initial period of 6 months, but with the possibility of extension.

The ideal candidate will be available immediately for full-time employment.

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.