Childrens Solicitor

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£17 per hour
Posted
15 Mar 2019
Closes
16 May 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Full Time

Children's Solicitor Job, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council, Competitive Salary, Leading Local Authority

Your new company

Due to an internal service redesign, we are now looking to recruit a locum Children's Solicitor to work with Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council on a temporary, on-going basis. Sandwell Council is the largest employer in the borough that help provide a comprehensive range of services across its six towns. They are committed to the provision of high quality services across the borough.

Your new role

As an experienced Children's Solicitor, you will be required to undertake legal work relating to child care matters including advocacy and advice to committees, boards, panels or other bodies as required. In addition, to provide advice and assistance to members and officers of the Council.

What you'll need to succeed

As a qualified Solicitor / Legal Executive, you will have a minimum 3 years PQE, ideally within a local authority setting. Experience of child social care is essential for this role. You must be a confident advocate as there will be an expectation for you to cover various types of hearings to include those of a contested nature.

What you'll get in return

You will be working with an employer who is an accredited Investor in People and who are renowned for their supportive culture that can offer flexible working. You will be covering a range of potential projects within the council and have input into lots of different areas, offering a great deal of variety and flexibility. You will be working for the largest employer in the borough across six towns: Oldbury, Rowley Regis, Smethwick, Tipton, Wednesbury and West Bromwich.

What you need to do now

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