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Junior Childcare Lawyer

Junior Childcare Lawyer

£30 - £35 umbrella, per hour

Locum, Full-time

London, Remote-working

An unmissable opportunity for a Junior or Newly Qualified Childcare Lawyer to join a popular and well-regarded London local authority on a locum basis.

If you're a Junior or Newly Qualified legal professional with experience in childcare law then Sellick Partnership want to hear from you. We're working with a fantastic council to help them find a Junior/Newly Qualified Childcare Lawyer to join the team on a locum contract.

This is a locum position of an initial 3 months, with the view to extend onto a rolling basis. The team tend to keep locums on long-term as they look to progress you within your career. The role will be remote working, but ideally the candidate with be London based or commutable from London.

The Junior Childcare Lawyer will hold a caseload of child protection matters, including:

  • Care cases

  • Pre-proceedings

  • Attending Legal Planning and case management meetings

  • Liaising with counsel and other legal parties

  • Working with and advising social workers

Some prior relevant experience in child protection is desirable for this role, but any legal background is welcome, i.e. private practice or public sector.

This is a great chance to join this well regarded team and get your foot in the door of local government. The council offer all the required training and support, and the team are very welcoming and helpful. Flexible working allows for a good work-life balance, and on offer is a competitive hourly rate.

If interested please apply now through the link, or send through a copy of your CV to brogan.connolly@sellickpartnership.co.uk as they are looking to get someone started as soon as possible.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances, including underrepresented and disadvantaged groups and those with disabilities. 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. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website.

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