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Assistant Solicitor (Child Care)

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Job ID:

16699

Practice Area(s):

Children's Services

Location:

Liverpool, North-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

12.04.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

£43,857 - £48,797 

Working Hours
35 Hours  Week

The Role

Liverpool City Council is looking to recruit full time Assistant Solicitors to join the team of experienced Child Care lawyers. The successful candidates will hold an individual caseload of child protection matters and will have conduct of care proceedings and related matters. You will be confident in undertaking advocacy as required.

In depth knowledge of the Children Act 1989, Adoption and Children Act 2002 and related legislation is required. Experience of working in local government is desirable but not essential. We offer a generous annual leave entitlement, local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements and a work environment which gives you the chance to use and develop your skills within a forward-thinking service.

This is an opportunity to work in an exciting and forward thinking local authority as part of a dynamic and multi-disciplinary legal department during the implementation of change and improvement plans following the recent Best Value report on the Council. The work will be fast paced and highly varied in nature. These posts present an attractive and challenging opportunity for highly motivated individuals to bring their enthusiasm to the team and to build on their experience. We offer a generous annual leave entitlement, local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements and a work environment which gives you the opportunity to use and develop your skills within a forward-thinking service.

If you wish to find out more information about the advertised role, please contact Oke Akpogheneta, Assistant Solicitor, Email: oke.akpogheneta@liverpool.gov.uk / Tel No. 07740 918 841.

Liverpool City Council is committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and believe that the decision to appoint should be based upon whether an individual’s skills, experience, qualifications and abilities make them the most suitable candidate for the role. All applications for jobs in the service of the Authority will receive equal treatment irrespective of their race, gender, marital status, age, disability, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or socioeconomic status.

We will ensure that disabled applicants are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

For further information or to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below

Closing date: 10 May 2021
 
The equal opportunities form you provide will assist us in monitoring the effects of our equal opportunities policy in recruitment and selection and will help us to develop and improve.

If you require any reasonable adjustments in line with the Equality Act 2010 such as the application form in a different format or additional time to complete your application, please contact the recruitment team on 0151 233 3003 or recruitment@liverpool.gov.uk
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Liverpool City Council
Liverpool, North-West, United Kingdom

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Liverpool City Council
Liverpool, North-West, United Kingdom
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Assistant Solicitor (Child Care)

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Job ID:

16699

Practice Area(s):

Children's Services

Location:

Liverpool, North-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

12.04.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

£43,857 - £48,797 

Working Hours
35 Hours  Week

The Role

Liverpool City Council is looking to recruit full time Assistant Solicitors to join the team of experienced Child Care lawyers. The successful candidates will hold an individual caseload of child protection matters and will have conduct of care proceedings and related matters. You will be confident in undertaking advocacy as required.

In depth knowledge of the Children Act 1989, Adoption and Children Act 2002 and related legislation is required. Experience of working in local government is desirable but not essential. We offer a generous annual leave entitlement, local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements and a work environment which gives you the chance to use and develop your skills within a forward-thinking service.

This is an opportunity to work in an exciting and forward thinking local authority as part of a dynamic and multi-disciplinary legal department during the implementation of change and improvement plans following the recent Best Value report on the Council. The work will be fast paced and highly varied in nature. These posts present an attractive and challenging opportunity for highly motivated individuals to bring their enthusiasm to the team and to build on their experience. We offer a generous annual leave entitlement, local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements and a work environment which gives you the opportunity to use and develop your skills within a forward-thinking service.

If you wish to find out more information about the advertised role, please contact Oke Akpogheneta, Assistant Solicitor, Email: oke.akpogheneta@liverpool.gov.uk / Tel No. 07740 918 841.

Liverpool City Council is committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and believe that the decision to appoint should be based upon whether an individual’s skills, experience, qualifications and abilities make them the most suitable candidate for the role. All applications for jobs in the service of the Authority will receive equal treatment irrespective of their race, gender, marital status, age, disability, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or socioeconomic status.

We will ensure that disabled applicants are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

For further information or to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below

Closing date: 10 May 2021
 
The equal opportunities form you provide will assist us in monitoring the effects of our equal opportunities policy in recruitment and selection and will help us to develop and improve.

If you require any reasonable adjustments in line with the Equality Act 2010 such as the application form in a different format or additional time to complete your application, please contact the recruitment team on 0151 233 3003 or recruitment@liverpool.gov.uk