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Childcare Solicitor

Sellick Partnership are currently seeking a Childcare Lawyer for a Local Authority based in the West Midlands. This role will fall outside IR35 and can offer one day of homeworking.

The successful Childcare Lawyer will be able to 'hit the ground running' and take on a full caseload consisting of public childcare cases without supervision:

  • Handle a caseload of care proceedings
  • Conduct advocacy as required
  • Safeguarding matters
  • Child Protection Orders
  • Special Guardianship
  • Fostering Legislation
  • Adoption Law

It is essential that candidates are qualified solicitors or equivalent and have a current practising certificate.

This is a full-time role to begin immediately for an initial period of 6 months, although the position is likely to continue beyond that.

This authority is well connected by public transport and is close to the courts although having access to a car would be advantageous.

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 Kate Jasper 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.

Reference: 914642_1575369877