Lawyer – (Childcare)
Legal Services Lincolnshire are looking to recruit a lawyer preferably with expertise in public law children’s cases and proven skills in advocacy to a Job Share vacancy which has arisen in the childcare team.
The position is based on 18.5 hours – 22 hours per week and the successful candidate will be required to work during the latter part of the working week. There may be some flexibility in the work schedule arrangements.
The focus of the recruitment is on public law children’s cases including conduct and advocacy at all levels in the Family Court, and advising officers on all matters relating to the Authority's duties in relation to safeguarding children and regulated services. The post is offered on a permanent basis. You will be a lawyer who holds a relevant qualification or has equivalent experience and is flexible, customer focused, a team player and able to apply your skills innovatively and proactively.
For further information on the post please contact Rebecca Andrews, Principal Lawyer on 01522 552338.
All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.
On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward.
We operate a 'Silver Medallist' talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.
Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.
In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.l