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Legal Officer or Lawyer (People)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
15/11/2019
Advert End Date:
08/12/2019 23:59
Salary:
£31,371.00 - £37,849.00 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Legal
Vacancy ID:
193381
Employment Location:
Darlington
Post Number:
Vacancy ID: 010659

Job details 

Closing date:
8 Dec


Further information

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual to specialise in Child Protection work and to undertake varied, high quality legal work with like-minded and supportive colleagues.

We are seeking an individual with experience of and a strong interest in Children’s Safeguarding legal matters. You will provide legal advice, undertake legal research relating to safeguarding matters and will carry a mixed caseload of matters both in court proceedings as well as pre-proceedings or advisory matters.

For the position of Lawyer you will undertake advocacy in the relevant courts, including contested hearings and briefing counsel where appropriate. You should be a qualified Solicitor/Barrister/Legal Executive or a candidate who is nearing the end of their training contract. Candidates from both the public and private sector are equally welcome to apply.

We have an excellent benefits package which includes generous annual leave [31 days], flexi-time, access to a Local Government Pension Scheme, salary sacrifice schemes [including subsidised car parking] and agile working.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Nicola White, Principal Solicitor for the People Team on (01325) 405443.

An online application form and further information are available from www.darlington.gov.uk/job-vacancies. Alternatively, you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email: recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

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