Legal Assistant (Social Care) x 2

Location
Haringey, London (Greater)
Salary
£25,746 - £27,342
Posted
14 Feb 2019
Closes
10 Mar 2019
Practice area
Children law, Social care
Position
Legal assistant
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Legal Assistant (Social Care)  x 2

Grade: Scale 6

Salary: £25,746 - £27,342

This is an exciting time to join a committed in-house legal team, which is delivering an efficient and high quality legal service to enable the council to deliver its Borough Plan priorities. We are looking for confident, motivated people with strong communication and influencing skills to be part of our excellent and friendly legal team. 

About the role

This role provides proactive support to a busy team of lawyers with conduct of children and adult safeguarding, adoption and judicial reviews matters. You will also have conduct of your own routine section 7 Children Act matters.

About you

You will be a highly motivated, experienced legal assistant with a sound background in consistently supporting lawyers for at least 2 years. You will have successfully completed a degree, preferably in law but this is not essential. You will have good organisation skills and the ability to work effectively under pressure. You will be required to work collaboratively and flexibly.

For an informal and confidential discussion about this post, please contact Haydee Nunes de Souza, Principal Lawyer – Social Care on 020 8489 5926.

For more information and to apply please go to http://haringey.gov.uk/jobs-and-training where you can complete your application online.