Locum Childcare Lawyer

Recruiter
Venn Group
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
23 Nov 2020
Closes
27 Nov 2020
Ref
1832613583
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Locum Childcare Lawyer - up to £50 per hour - 6 months - Remote Working

Venn Group's specialist legal team are delighted to be recruiting for two long term Locum Childcare Lawyers with a Local Authority.

The team are looking for someone to carry out the role for an initial period of 6 months, with the possibility of extension thereafter. This post will operate on an entirely remote basis throughout the duration of the contract.

Our client is ideally looking for someone to join the team on a full-time basis, but part-time applicants are also encouraged to apply.

The ideal candidate will have experience representing a Local Authority in contentious Childcare cases, managing a complex and varied caseload of matters from inception through to advocacy.

The successful applicant will be expected to carry out responsibilities including:
  • Managing a varied and interesting Childcare caseload
  • Conducting own advocacy via virtual hearings
  • Attending and contributing to PLO meetings
  • Handling matters including s7, s31 and s37 Children Act 1989 orders
  • Dealing with emergency applications and adoption matters in court
  • Advising on and conducting Emergency Protection Orders
  • Ensuring that decisions made by the client department are lawful and in accordance with Council policy

The role is offering an attractive rate of up to £50 per hour Umbrell