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Adults Solicitor

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Job ID:

13674

Practice Area(s):

Adult Social Services

Location:

Birmingham, West Midlands 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

18.06.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

Adults and Education Solicitor – Social Care Team (£40,760 - £45,591 per annum)
 
At Sandwell Council we are progressive, dynamic and dedicated to meeting the needs of our community. We now wish to recruit an Adults/Education solicitor who shares our vision.
 
You must be a qualified Solicitor with Adults Community Law and Education Law experience. The ideal candidate will be able to provide advice and assistance on all legal matters in relation to Adults Community Law/Social Care and Education Law. You must also be willing to undertake advocacy on behalf of the Council in relation to the above matters. 
 
This role is ideal for an experienced practitioner who can demonstrate the ability to deal with a demanding caseload, possess excellent client care skills, and an eagerness to provide a high-quality service to our clients. In addition, you will supervise the work of junior members of staff as required.
 
In the heart of the Midlands and 10 minutes train ride from the centre of Birmingham, Sandwell is a rapidly expanding, vibrant and diverse place to live, work and play. How better to contribute to our vision than through a unique and rewarding career with Sandwell? So, if you’re looking for an excellent benefits package and the chance to make a difference, this is the role for you.
 
Use your skills to benefit the local community and experience a rewarding, interesting environment and attractive employment package such as:
  • Local Government Pension Scheme, considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates
  • A generous minimum holiday entitlement of 30 days per year in addition to statutory and public holidays, rising to 35 days after 5 years’ service
  • Option to buy more annual leave
  • Agile/Smart working
  • A full range of family friendly policies including enhanced Maternity, Adoption, Paternity entitlements and flexible working.
  • 1,000’s of discounts and savings at 100’s of retailers, online and on the high street, available through our employee benefits scheme
  • Excellent in-house learning and development opportunities
If you have any queries about the post please contact Charmain Oliver, Social Care Partner Lead and Solicitor at Charmain_oliver@sandwell.gov.uk  or Marcia Whittingham, Principal Advocate for Adults and Education at Marcia_whittingham@sandwell.gov.uk
 
Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.
 
This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.
 
To apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below

Closing Date:
8 July 2020
 
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Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

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Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
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Adults Solicitor

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

13674

Practice Area(s):

Adult Social Services

Location:

Birmingham, West Midlands 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

18.06.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

Adults and Education Solicitor – Social Care Team (£40,760 - £45,591 per annum)
 
At Sandwell Council we are progressive, dynamic and dedicated to meeting the needs of our community. We now wish to recruit an Adults/Education solicitor who shares our vision.
 
You must be a qualified Solicitor with Adults Community Law and Education Law experience. The ideal candidate will be able to provide advice and assistance on all legal matters in relation to Adults Community Law/Social Care and Education Law. You must also be willing to undertake advocacy on behalf of the Council in relation to the above matters. 
 
This role is ideal for an experienced practitioner who can demonstrate the ability to deal with a demanding caseload, possess excellent client care skills, and an eagerness to provide a high-quality service to our clients. In addition, you will supervise the work of junior members of staff as required.
 
In the heart of the Midlands and 10 minutes train ride from the centre of Birmingham, Sandwell is a rapidly expanding, vibrant and diverse place to live, work and play. How better to contribute to our vision than through a unique and rewarding career with Sandwell? So, if you’re looking for an excellent benefits package and the chance to make a difference, this is the role for you.
 
Use your skills to benefit the local community and experience a rewarding, interesting environment and attractive employment package such as:
  • Local Government Pension Scheme, considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates
  • A generous minimum holiday entitlement of 30 days per year in addition to statutory and public holidays, rising to 35 days after 5 years’ service
  • Option to buy more annual leave
  • Agile/Smart working
  • A full range of family friendly policies including enhanced Maternity, Adoption, Paternity entitlements and flexible working.
  • 1,000’s of discounts and savings at 100’s of retailers, online and on the high street, available through our employee benefits scheme
  • Excellent in-house learning and development opportunities
If you have any queries about the post please contact Charmain Oliver, Social Care Partner Lead and Solicitor at Charmain_oliver@sandwell.gov.uk  or Marcia Whittingham, Principal Advocate for Adults and Education at Marcia_whittingham@sandwell.gov.uk
 
Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.
 
This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.
 
To apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below

Closing Date:
8 July 2020