Leeds City Council

Principal Legal Officer (Children’s Social Care)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£42,683 to £45,591
15 Aug 2019
01 Sep 2019
Practice area
Children law, Social care
Full time
Contract type

Principal Legal Officer (Children’s Social Care)
Salary details: PO6 £42,683 to £45,591

Legal Services is looking to recruit on a permanent basis a Principal Legal Officer (PO6). The post will be based within the Social Care Legal Section.

 The section deals with the following areas:

  • Children’s Social Care Law; including public and private child care matters and adoption.

The successful candidate will undertake a personal workload of complex Children’s Social Care Law matters, involving advocacy.

The successful candidate will be a Solicitor/Barrister/FCILEX, entitled to hold a practising certificate, or equivalent legal qualification.

It is essential that the successful candidate has good interpersonal skills, is able to prioritise their own workload and work to tight court deadlines. The successful candidate must be able to work as part of a team and be flexible and enthusiastic.

Closing Date: 1st September 2019

For further details and to apply go to: jobs.leeds.gov.uk

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