Children & Adults legal team

Location
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
06 Feb 2019
Closes
25 Feb 2019
Practice area
Advocacy, Children law, Family
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

1xTeam Leader- Children & Adults legal team (Permanent)

Starting salary is £46,608 rising to £48,512 on first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period.

1x Solicitor- Children & Adults legal team (Permanent)

Starting salary is £37,107 rising to £39,002 on first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period.

We have two exciting opportunities for enthusiastic and experienced lawyers to join our busy Children & Adults Legal team. We are centrally located in Nottingham, close to the Family Court and within easy reach of all transport links in and out of the city.

Team Leader post – We are looking for a solicitor to lead and manage our busy team dealing with children and adults social care advice and representation. The team covers an extensive range of legal work including care proceedings, adoption and fostering, Court of Protection proceedings, mental health and general safeguarding children and adults matters. In addition to managing the team, you will also advise clients on complex legal matters, as required.

Solicitor post –Currently, the majority of work is care proceedings but you will also have the opportunity to give legal advice in respect of other areas of the team’s work as outlined above. You will have excellent communication, analytical and drafting skills and be able to manage a full caseload and undertake advocacy in the Family court.

For further information, please contact either Claire Knowles, Team leader on 0115-8764420, or Sarah Molyneux, Head of Legal & Governance on 0115-8764335 or Malcolm Townroe, Director of Legal & Governance on 0115-8764332.

These positions are Politically Restricted. Refer to Applicant Guidance notes for further information.

The closing date for applications is 25 February 2019.

To apply for the role please visit our website using the link below where you can complete your application online.

 

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