Seeking an experienced Lawyer to work on a 35 hour per week contract role to start on the 24-07-17 until the 02-02-18 with a likely extension. All candidates must hold a current practising certificate.
Hours are: 9:00am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday.
This Placement is for a Senior lawyer in our friendly, award winning Social Services Team, as we expand to manage an increase in case numbers. We are looking for a candidate with direct experience of childcare legal work including emergency applications, care proceedings and adoption. Knowledge of adult social services would also be useful to support the other area of work undertaken by the team.
AREA OF WORK:
The work will predominantly be providing advice on and the conduct of cases involving children’s social services issues, care proceedings and general advice to the client department. Undertaking advocacy is an important part of the role.
We are looking for someone with excellent organisational and time management skills who can bring a positive influence on developing the working practices of the team.