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Childcare Locum- MATT cover

  • Location

    South East England, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:

    Locum

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Consultant:

    Amy Swain

  • Email:

    amy.swain@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    917748_1591270620

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-06-04

  • Start date:

    July

  • Consultant:

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Childcare Locum

Local Authority

£ Competitive Hourly Rate

Locum, Full Time

12 months

A Childcare solicitor or Legal Executive is required to join a supportive South East local authority. My client is looking for an experienced Childcare solicitor or Legal Executive to join them for a 12 month maternity cover from July 2020.

As a Childcare locum you will carry a full Public Childcare caseload, carrying Care and Pre-proceeding cases.

There are 7 lawyers on the team; each lawyer has dedicated Legal Support Officer support, therefore the successful candidate will share an LSO with two other lawyers. There is also a bundle officer who has responsibility for updating the electronic bundles. The LSO will draft applications; arrange meetings and liaise with third parties to manage hearings; book Counsel; update experts etc.

Cases and other responsibilities will include:

  • Neglect
  • Substance misuse
  • Designated authority
  • Attending PLO meetings
  • Conducting of advocacy (remotely initially)

Required skills and experience:

  • Qualified solicitor with a minimum of 3 years PQE experience
  • Public Childcare Law experience- this can be in either a local authority or Private Practice setting
  • Experience of conducting your own advocacy

Benefits of the role:

  • Flexibility working opportunities
  • A competitive hourly rate
  • A great length assignment
  • Fantastic team/ admin support

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for this role, please apply now, or contact Amy Swain at Sellick Partnership on 0161 834 1642, or via email on amy.swain@sellickpartnership.co.uk.

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