Children's Solicitor

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
£17 per hour
28 Mar 2019
28 Apr 2019
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 working in the Children and Young People Services based in Oldbury. You will be requires to undertake legal work relating to all aspects of child care matters under the Children Act 1989 and Adoption and Children Act 2002 proceedings before the Family Proceedings, County and High Courts, including advocacy, attendance at meetings and advice to members and client themes.

What you'll need to succeed

As an experienced Children's Solicitor / Legal Executive, you will come from a Children's background and be up to date on the Childrens Act 2002. We will not be able to accept applicants from any other specialism for this position. Please also be aware that this role will require a DBS.

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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