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Solicitor - Children’s Social Care

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
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Working Pattern:
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Advert Start Date:
15/08/2019
Advert End Date:
29/08/2019 22:59
Salary:
£37,849 – £40,760 per annum, pro rata
Hours per week:
22.12 and 37 hours per week
Job Category:
Legal
Vacancy ID:
190481
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Post Number:
RES109(b)

Job details 

Closing date:
29 Aug


Further information

1 post permanent, 37 hours per week
1 post maternity cover for up to 10 months, 22.12 hours per week (3 days)

We are looking for two enthusiastic and capable solicitors or barristers to fill posts in our busy Children’s Social Care Legal Section based in Newcastle upon Tyne city centre.

The primary focus of each post is to run a complex and varied caseload of care and placement proceedings but also to provide effective legal advice in respect of fostering, adoption and other general children’s social care matters. You will be expected to undertake a level of advocacy commensurate with your experience.

A working knowledge of care proceedings is necessary. Experience of working in a local authority would be advantageous; however, lawyers from private practice will also be considered as you would be working as part of an experienced and supportive team.

If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have any unspent criminal convictions.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.

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