Legal Officer (2 posts)

Doncaster, South Yorkshire
£20,651 - £24,040
10 Jan 2019
27 Jan 2019
Practice area
Children law
Full time
Contract type

Legal Officer (2 posts)

Full time 37 hours


Salary   £20,651 - £24,040     

An opportunity has arisen for two permanent full time Legal Officers to work within the DCST Legal Team which is currently based in the Colonnades House, Floor 2, Duke Street in Doncaster.  

We are looking for hardworking and dynamic individuals who can provide comprehensive paralegal support to the team (specifically to the Senior Legal Officers) and work efficiently and effectively under pressure. In addition, candidates will need to be able to use their own initiative in order to prioritise and successfully manage with supervision a small pre proceedings caseload. 

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a legal team and be an effective communicator both orally and in writing. You will be effective in managing internal and external relationships with our partners, agencies and other government agencies. Some experience of working in a child care legal team is desirable. 

You will work as part of a team and will be able to work flexibly to meet the demands of the role and service. 

The post holder will be working with confidential information and will be expected to work within Data Protection guidelines at all times. 

For more information please contact Katie McAllister Head of Legal Services on 01302 734647 or

If you wish to apply for this position please read the Job Description and Person Specification to assist with your application and complete the online application form by:

Closing Date: Sunday 27th January 2019

Interview Date:  Friday 15th February 2019