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Qualified Lawyer (Social Care and Safeguarding)

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Job ID:

5477

Practice Area(s):

Children's Services

Location:

Leicester, East Midlands 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

23.05.2018

Employer type:

Local Authority

Employer Ref:

A0061/0518HT/EXT
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Job Description:

£38,052 - £40,858 per annum

Location: City Hall, Leicester, LE1 1FZ

Due to expansion an exciting opportunity has arisen within our Social Care & Safeguarding team to recruit an additional 3 Child Care lawyers. If you are dynamic and motivated about working within the Public sector and are passionate about Child protection work then we want to hear from you.

We offer a supported working environment with flexible working to include home working and opportunities for career development. You will be joining a well-established and experienced team of lawyers, paralegals and support staff.  

Requirements of the post include:

- Qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Chartered Legal Executive entitled to practice

- Recent knowledge and post qualification experience in Child Care litigation

- Good written and oral communications skills

- Excellent advocacy skills plus a willingness to undertake advocacy

- Demonstrable skills and strengths in negotiation, drafting, giving advice, persuading and influencing

- Willing and able to adapt to new and differing areas of work and / or procedures

- Out of hours attendance for work such as emergency work may occasionally be required

- Subject to an Enhanced DBS check

For an informal discussion please contact Fiona Gingell, Principal Lawyer (Social Care & Safeguarding) on 0116 454 1465.

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

Closing date:
31st August 2018**

** This is an open recruitment advert. Once we receive your CV and Short Supporting Statement identifying how you meet the person specification, it will be considered and you will be notified accordingly.
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Leicester City Council
Leicester, East Midlands, United Kingdom

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Leicester City Council
Leicester, East Midlands, United Kingdom
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Qualified Lawyer (Social Care and Safeguarding)

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

5477

Practice Area(s):

Children's Services

Location:

Leicester, East Midlands 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

23.05.2018

Employer type:

Local Authority

Employer Ref:

A0061/0518HT/EXT
col-wide   

Job Description:

£38,052 - £40,858 per annum

Location: City Hall, Leicester, LE1 1FZ

Due to expansion an exciting opportunity has arisen within our Social Care & Safeguarding team to recruit an additional 3 Child Care lawyers. If you are dynamic and motivated about working within the Public sector and are passionate about Child protection work then we want to hear from you.

We offer a supported working environment with flexible working to include home working and opportunities for career development. You will be joining a well-established and experienced team of lawyers, paralegals and support staff.  

Requirements of the post include:

- Qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Chartered Legal Executive entitled to practice

- Recent knowledge and post qualification experience in Child Care litigation

- Good written and oral communications skills

- Excellent advocacy skills plus a willingness to undertake advocacy

- Demonstrable skills and strengths in negotiation, drafting, giving advice, persuading and influencing

- Willing and able to adapt to new and differing areas of work and / or procedures

- Out of hours attendance for work such as emergency work may occasionally be required

- Subject to an Enhanced DBS check

For an informal discussion please contact Fiona Gingell, Principal Lawyer (Social Care & Safeguarding) on 0116 454 1465.

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

Closing date:
31st August 2018**

** This is an open recruitment advert. Once we receive your CV and Short Supporting Statement identifying how you meet the person specification, it will be considered and you will be notified accordingly.