Birmingham, West Midlands
£34,106 - £41,846
06 Jun 2018
24 Jun 2018
Practice area
Advocacy, Children law
Barrister, Solicitor
Full time
Contract type


£34,106 - £41,846

Ref: BCT/18/63314

This is an opportunity to join the largest Childrens Legal Service in the Country.

Birmingham Children’s Trust exists to make a positive difference for children, young people and families in the City.

You will be involved in complex, challenging, stimulating and rewarding work at this exciting time within Birmingham Childrens Trust, work that will give you the satisfaction of accomplishment that can come from helping to achieve better outcomes for vulnerable children, young people and their families.

Your resilience and motivation will be supported by a strong supportive team with a genuine sense of community; as our work is varied important and fundamental to the Trust’s corporate priorities.

You should be a qualified Solicitor/Barrister with current Practising Certificate or Lawyer with demonstrably equivalent skills, abilities and knowledge; able and committed to working in a flexible manner including outside normal office hours, when the role necessitates the same.

You will be expected to manage a varied workload of children’s safeguarding matters undertaking advocacy and providing high quality advice for internal clients.

Experience of children’s safeguarding is essential.  Local Government experience and experience with no recourse to public funds and age assessment cases would also be an advantage

You must have an enhanced understanding of the Children Act 1989 and the Adoption and Children Act 2002, together with experience of advising on the interpretation of legislation; you will share our deepest commitment to the welfare of children and their families.

Our vision is to be a Legal Service that helps deliver the best outcomes for children, join us and help shape our service to realise our vision.

Closing date 24 June 2018 at 23:59.

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