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Solicitor/Barrister/FCILEx

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Job ID:

29519

Practice Area(s):

Children's Services

Location:

Birmingham, West Midlands 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

05.02.2024

Employer type:

Regulatory Body
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Job Description:

£40,221- £48,474 plus a retention payment of £5,000 per annum.

There has never been a more exciting time to join Birmingham Children’s Trust as we celebrate our GOOD Ofsted status which we are immensely proud of.

By choosing to work for us you will be part of a supportive, dynamic legal service, contributing to our improvement journey to ‘Outstanding’.

About you...
You are a qualified Barrister, Solicitor or Legal Executive, who is passionate about high quality service delivery and performance.

It is your determination to provide a top-class legal service, and to get best outcomes for vulnerable children which will matter most.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and capabilities:
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of the law relating to family public law
  • An ability to work under pressure and meet competing demands
  • Strong organisational skills to ensure deadlines are met
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and drafting skills
  • An ability to manage a caseload
  • Advocacy skills or a willingness to develop
About us... why we are different as a Trust...
We know and understand that this is hard work, which is challenging at times, that’s why we reward you with a very attractive employment offer and excellent benefits, to name a few:
  • A supportive friendly team who are committed to achieving better outcomes for vulnerable children
  • A strong framework of support through regular supervision; access to shared learning; 24/7 employee assistance programme (mental health and wellbeing support)
  • Flexible and hybrid working where possible. Our working arrangement combines the opportunity to work remotely, subject to the business need, and the requirements of the role to attend Court hearings and meetings in person.
  • Generous contributory pension scheme
  • £1000 ‘Golden Hello’ welcome payment
  • £5000 per year retention payment from day 1 of joining
  • A generous annual leave package plus bank holidays
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing scheme
The Birmingham & Solihull Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) here in Birmingham will provide you with an opportunity to experience the successes of an alternative family court for care proceedings.

If you would like to be part of our passionate and dedicated Children’s Trust Legal team, then don’t hesitate, apply today.

Informal enquiries to: Suzanne Waters, Head of Service/Principal Lawyer - Email: suzanne.waters@birminghamchildrenstrust.co.uk

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

We actively deliver services that are culturally responsive to the needs of the children, parents and carers we work with to deliver equality, diversity and inclusivity in all we do.

Closing date: 25 February 2024
Interview dates: 12 & 13 March 2024

For further information or to apply for the position please select the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

 
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Birmingham Childrens Trust
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

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Birmingham Childrens Trust
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
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Solicitor/Barrister/FCILEx

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Job ID:

29519

Practice Area(s):

Children's Services

Location:

Birmingham, West Midlands 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

05.02.2024

Employer type:

Regulatory Body
col-wide   

Job Description:

£40,221- £48,474 plus a retention payment of £5,000 per annum.

There has never been a more exciting time to join Birmingham Children’s Trust as we celebrate our GOOD Ofsted status which we are immensely proud of.

By choosing to work for us you will be part of a supportive, dynamic legal service, contributing to our improvement journey to ‘Outstanding’.

About you...
You are a qualified Barrister, Solicitor or Legal Executive, who is passionate about high quality service delivery and performance.

It is your determination to provide a top-class legal service, and to get best outcomes for vulnerable children which will matter most.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and capabilities:
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of the law relating to family public law
  • An ability to work under pressure and meet competing demands
  • Strong organisational skills to ensure deadlines are met
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and drafting skills
  • An ability to manage a caseload
  • Advocacy skills or a willingness to develop
About us... why we are different as a Trust...
We know and understand that this is hard work, which is challenging at times, that’s why we reward you with a very attractive employment offer and excellent benefits, to name a few:
  • A supportive friendly team who are committed to achieving better outcomes for vulnerable children
  • A strong framework of support through regular supervision; access to shared learning; 24/7 employee assistance programme (mental health and wellbeing support)
  • Flexible and hybrid working where possible. Our working arrangement combines the opportunity to work remotely, subject to the business need, and the requirements of the role to attend Court hearings and meetings in person.
  • Generous contributory pension scheme
  • £1000 ‘Golden Hello’ welcome payment
  • £5000 per year retention payment from day 1 of joining
  • A generous annual leave package plus bank holidays
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing scheme
The Birmingham & Solihull Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) here in Birmingham will provide you with an opportunity to experience the successes of an alternative family court for care proceedings.

If you would like to be part of our passionate and dedicated Children’s Trust Legal team, then don’t hesitate, apply today.

Informal enquiries to: Suzanne Waters, Head of Service/Principal Lawyer - Email: suzanne.waters@birminghamchildrenstrust.co.uk

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

We actively deliver services that are culturally responsive to the needs of the children, parents and carers we work with to deliver equality, diversity and inclusivity in all we do.

Closing date: 25 February 2024
Interview dates: 12 & 13 March 2024

For further information or to apply for the position please select the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.