Local Authority Childcare Lawyer (Locum)

  • £35 - £45 per hour
  • West Midlands
  • Posted: 27/08/2021
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: 215285504

Job Details

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? Call Grace on 0121 454 1004 and quote job ref: 5504

JOB TITLE: Local Authority Childcare Locum
LOCATION: West Midlands Region
SALARY: £35+ per hour

This exciting role within a Local Authority based in the Midlands is available on an ongoing locum basis for up to 3 months. The role will include child protection matters and include pre-proceedings, care proceedings, fostering and adoption matters. The ideal Local Authority Childcare Locum will have excellent knowledge of public law and matters concerning the protection of children. The caseload is not heavy, and at one time the solicitor will be dealing with around 11 cases at one time. 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 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. Are you a problem solver? Get in touch with us today!

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.

If you would like further information or would be interested to apply for this vacancy please contact Grace Oliver at eNL on 0121 454 1004 or email grace.oliver@enllegal.co.uk or contact us via LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/237102

eNL is handling several vacancies throughout the West Midlands region. If you are a Childcare Solicitor looking for a move, call now for a confidential discussion. As part of our candidate care process we aim to respond to all applications within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please go to http://www.enllegal.co.uk/candidate-registration.php to register your interest for similar positions. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

In addition, if you know any Childcare Solicitors that may be interested, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).

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