Child Care Solicitor (Locum)

4 days left

Location
West Midlands
Salary
£30 - £35 per hour
Posted
23 Sep 2021
Closes
21 Oct 2021
Ref
215285836
Contact
Grace Oliver
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Child Law
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

SUMMARY:
Local Authority Childcare Locum- West Midlands/ 2+ PQE/ Public Law experience. This exciting and challenging role is suitable for an experienced Childcare Solicitor on a locum basis. Looking for a move? 
JOB TITLE: Local Authority Childcare Locum
PQE REQUIRED: 2+
LOCATION: West Midlands Region
SALARY: £35+ per hour

THE ROLE:
This Local Authority based in the West Midlands are currently looking for an experienced Childcare Locum to join them on an ongoing locum basis for up to 3-months, to commence immediately. The role will be varied and will require the successful candidate to deal with a range of matters, to include child protection matters and include pre-proceedings, care proceedings, fostering and adoption matters. You will also have the support from a dedicated Legal Assistant as well senior members of the department. This local authority operates with electronic bundles and files, and you will have access to a work laptop and phone whilst in post. This role is 100% remote and court proceedings and court attendance will take place virtually.

THE CANDIDATE:
The ideal Childcare Locum Solicitor must have at least 2 years’ experience of working within a similar setting e.g., Local Authority or Council. This role requires you to attend virtual court hearings so you must be able to do your own advocacy. The ideal candidate must be resilient, hardworking, and passionate about this area of law. The appointed Locum will have excellent knowledge of public law and matters concerning the protection of children. Are you a problem solver? Get in touch with us today!

SALARY & BENEFITS:
This Local Authority offers excellent benefits such as working from home, flexible hours, work laptop and phone and a supportive environment! The hourly rate for this role is competitive within the market.
 

 

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