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Childcare Solicitor

  • Location

    South Yorkshire, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £35 - £45 per hour + DOE

  • Consultant:

    Laura Smith

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months+

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A Local Authority based in South Yorkshire are recruiting a Childcare Solicitor to join their friendly team on a locum basis. Flexible working including working from home is offered for this role.

The successful Childcare Solicitor will take on a caseload that may include:

  • Handle a caseload of care proceedings
  • Conduct advocacy, including contested hearings
  • Safeguarding matters
  • Child Protection Orders
  • Special Guardianship
  • Fostering Legislation
  • Adoption Law

Our client is keen to hear from both qualified lawyers and experienced legal officers who have experience of public childcare law, within either a public sector organisation or in private-practice.

The Childcare Solicitor will be able to commit to full-time hours and will be available to start immediately for this 3 month+ locum position. In return, our client can offer flexibility with working patterns, including condensed hours and working from home.

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.

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