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Newly Qualified Childcare Lawyer

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £20 - £25 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Chelsey Newsom

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months +

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Newly Qualified Childcare Lawyer

Home Counties

£20 - 25 per hour

Sellick Partnership are delighted to be working with a well-regarded local authority to recruit a locum newly qualified Childcare Lawyer to join their friendly team.

Our client offers excellent training and support for those who have recently qualified in local government or those coming from private practice with public childcare experience even though this may be limited.

The assignment will begin on a 3 month basis with a view to go rolling and will be conducted remotely for the foreseeable future.

Our client are seeking an enthusiastic and hardworking individual that really wants a career in local government as a Childcare Lawyer as they are happy to invest significant time to allow you to flourish as a Childcare lawyer. They will start you off with a reduced caseload and depending on experience will look at discharge of care orders, PLO and pre proceeding matters whilst co-working with lawyers on public childcare matters to help build up your experience.

Our client is keen to have candidates work 1-2 days per week in the office due to the training you will receive but also to be able to gain support and be welcomed into a really great team!

If you are interested, please apply immediately to be considered for short-listing. Alternatively, should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying, please do not hesitate to contact Chelsey Newsom in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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