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Childcare Paralegal

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £13 - £20 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Sara Robinson

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Sellick Partnership are currently seeking a Legal Officer to join a well-respected Local Authority based in the East Midlands for a Locum assignment.

The successful candidate will join a friendly and supportive Childcare team and take on a variety of work including:

  • Assisting solicitors and creating and updating bundles for court
  • Dealing with Pre-proceedings matters
  • Chasing evidence and other court documents
  • Drafting care and supervision orders
  • Medical and police disclosure requests
  • Attending PLO meetings

Experience of working within Childcare/Family is essential but we're open to speaking with candidates with either public or private sector experience.

This position is initially for 3 months but with a strong potential that it will be extended beyond this. This position will be worked entirely remotely whilst we are on lockdown.

There are excellent transport links nearby and the offices are a short walk from the train station.

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 Jess Gaunt on 0161 834 1642 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.