Childcare Lawyer - Advocacy

Posted 19 January 2024
Salary Rate of up to £55p/hour UMB
LocationWest Midlands
Job type Temporary
Discipline Legal & Governance Recruitment
Contact NameKatrina Nielsen

Job description

Our client, a City Council based in the West Midlands, is currently recruiting for a Childcare Lawyer to join their Advocacy team on a locum basis for 3-months initially.

The position is due to start immediately and offers a rate of up to £55 p/hour UMB.

The role offers remote working, with attendance required for Court hearings.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Conducting court hearings on behalf of the Local Authority, in Children’s Law and other related matters

  • Handling a range of hearings, including directions hearings and contested hearings

  • Drafting orders and other documents, and attending advocates meetings and other meetings at times

  • Providing cover for other hearings as required, including those relating to Adult Services

Experience required:

  • Advocacy

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Remote working

Working hours:

  • 37 hours per week

  • Part-time and compressed hours will be considered

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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