Lawyer/Solicitor/Barrister/Legal Executive (Childcare)
Lawyer/Solicitor/Barrister/Legal Executive (Childcare) – Post Ref: CE134
Salary: PO1 - 10, £29,909 to £38,052 per annum (starting point dependent on experience)
37 hours per week, permanent contract, based in central Halifax
Whether it is the award winning parks, nature reserves, historic architecture, museums, galleries or first class leisure facilities - Calderdale has it all. You will be based in Halifax town centre and have all the benefits of retail and leisure that a large town has to offer.
We are seeking to recruit a qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives who holds a Civil Proceedings Certificate (or who is a Legal Executive Advocate) to work within our Child Care Team. Applicants for one of the two positions are particularly encouraged who have an interest in developing their advocacy practice.
The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge and experience of the law and practice relating to safeguarding children litigation and proven advocacy skills to represent the Council in contested proceedings. You will need to be highly motivated, enthusiastic and work effectively as part of a team.
In return our benefits package includes membership of the Local Authority pension scheme, retail discounts, car hire and cycle to work schemes, flexible working arrangements, and generous annual leave entitlement as well as the opportunity to work in a supportive legal team.
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Ruth Miller on 01422 393123 or Jeannine Houshmand on 01422 393044.
Closing Date: Sunday 19th August 2018
Interviews: w/c Monday 3rd September 2018