Solicitor – Children’s Social Care  

5 days left

Taunton, Somerset
£37,486 - £41,379 per annum
04 Sep 2017
25 Sep 2017
Practice area
Children law, Family, Social care
Full time
Contract type

Finance and Performance

Legal Services

County Hall, Taunton

Solicitor – Children’s Social Care  

37 hours per week

Salary: £37,486 - £41,379 per annum (salary includes Recruitment Allowance up to £5,000 per annum)

About Us

We are looking for a highly motivated Children’s Social Care Solicitor/FCILEx with significant experience in this area of practice.

About the Job

Additional skills in Adult Social Care or Education would be desirable. You will be required to work largely unsupervised and provide support to other members of the team

About You

A flexible approach and positive commitment to effective team working are essential. Local Government experience would be an advantage

For more information or an informal discussion about this post please contact Becky Opie on 0797 3686993.

We are proud to offer an environment that is supportive and rewarding, working as part of a team who are passionate about the work they do. We offer great training and development opportunities, with supportive management. We offer an excellent benefits package to all of our employees including:

  • A Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Discounted lease car via salary sacrifice scheme and options for discounts on petrol or diesel.
  • My Staff Shop offering discounts in shops, online shopping, restaurants, cinema tickets, insurance benefits and so forth.
  • A Flexible Benefits Scheme via salary sacrifice to obtain a cycle for work, childcare vouchers, additional annual leave, computers, mobile phones and health screening.
  • Generous annual leave and flexible working arrangements.
  • Staff discounts in gyms.
  • Employee Assistance and support offering a variety of employee wellbeing services to support a healthy work/life balance and lifestyle.
  • Optional pension enhancement through our Additional Voluntary Contribution scheme.

Somerset County Council must ensure that each person who works for the public authority in a customer-facing role can speak fluent English. This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for the role.

To download and submit an application form and job details, please visit

CV’s are not accepted for this role.

Please quote job reference no: 10331/R/AMB

Closing date: 25/09/2017