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Solicitor (Children and Young People)

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Job ID:

22398

Practice Area(s):

Children's Services

Location:

Merseyside, North-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

27.07.2022

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

£43,570 - £46,662 per annum

Provisional Interview Dates: w/c 5 September
 
St Helens Council is inviting applications for a full-time, permanent childcare solicitor.
 
This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding legal team and provide key support to our client department.
 
We are a busy, friendly and well-supported legal team situated in the Merseyside area with good transport links to surrounding areas. We have embraced new ways of working and the role will predominantly feature hybrid working, offering a high level of flexibility, allowing staff to take control of their work/life balance.
 
The role will cover a wide and varied caseload of child protection and safeguarding matters, including pre-proceedings, care proceedings, discharge proceedings, deprivation of liberty and general advice.
 
You will be responsible for managing a caseload of childcare cases and advising on all aspects of law relevant to Child Protection and Safeguarding, including associated advocacy in the family court. advocacy experience is therefore desirable.
 
We welcome applications from Solicitors, Barristers and Legal Executives with experience of, or an interest in, advising in relation to children’s safeguarding matters. Whether you are newly qualified or have significant experience of child protection from a career in the public or private sector, we are interested to hear from you.
 
We encourage applications from all sections of the community to enable us to represent the neighbourhoods in which we serve.
 
Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 NOLAN principles of conduct in public life. These include selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.
 
For further information please contact Sharon Hymes – Principal Solicitor on 07734 227372, or email sharonhymes@sthelens.gov.uk.
 
For an application form and further details please visit www.sthelens.gov.uk/jobs or contact Cavelle Curran on 01744 671 852, Human Resources, Town Hall, Victoria Square, St Helens, WA10 1HP or email recruitment@sthelens.gov.uk

Closing date: 19 August 2022

For more information and to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below.
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St Helens Council
Merseyside, North-West, United Kingdom

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St Helens Council
Merseyside, North-West, United Kingdom
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Solicitor (Children and Young People)

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Job ID:

22398

Practice Area(s):

Children's Services

Location:

Merseyside, North-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

27.07.2022

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

£43,570 - £46,662 per annum

Provisional Interview Dates: w/c 5 September
 
St Helens Council is inviting applications for a full-time, permanent childcare solicitor.
 
This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding legal team and provide key support to our client department.
 
We are a busy, friendly and well-supported legal team situated in the Merseyside area with good transport links to surrounding areas. We have embraced new ways of working and the role will predominantly feature hybrid working, offering a high level of flexibility, allowing staff to take control of their work/life balance.
 
The role will cover a wide and varied caseload of child protection and safeguarding matters, including pre-proceedings, care proceedings, discharge proceedings, deprivation of liberty and general advice.
 
You will be responsible for managing a caseload of childcare cases and advising on all aspects of law relevant to Child Protection and Safeguarding, including associated advocacy in the family court. advocacy experience is therefore desirable.
 
We welcome applications from Solicitors, Barristers and Legal Executives with experience of, or an interest in, advising in relation to children’s safeguarding matters. Whether you are newly qualified or have significant experience of child protection from a career in the public or private sector, we are interested to hear from you.
 
We encourage applications from all sections of the community to enable us to represent the neighbourhoods in which we serve.
 
Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 NOLAN principles of conduct in public life. These include selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.
 
For further information please contact Sharon Hymes – Principal Solicitor on 07734 227372, or email sharonhymes@sthelens.gov.uk.
 
For an application form and further details please visit www.sthelens.gov.uk/jobs or contact Cavelle Curran on 01744 671 852, Human Resources, Town Hall, Victoria Square, St Helens, WA10 1HP or email recruitment@sthelens.gov.uk

Closing date: 19 August 2022

For more information and to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below.