Oxfordshire County Council (OCC)
Legal Executive (Childcare)
Salary £38,890 - £41,881
Location(s) - County Hall, Oxford
With a fast-growing population, a wealth of assets, over seven million annual visitors and a progressive vision for the future, Oxfordshire and its council make for a truly unique, exciting place to work. We’re delivering a transformational programme of long-term change to ensure our stability, resilience and even stronger outcomes for our residents.
Together, our plans form a one-of-a-kind project. And, as our legal executive for childcare, you can take on career-defining work and effect widespread change in a world-renowned part of the UK.
About the role
You’ll take on a variety of legal work in connection with our childcare and legal services teams. You’ll also provide sound legal advice and services across the council, complying with our procedures and high standards in the process.
Beyond your personal caseload, you’ll represent us in court and brief counsel when required. You’ll also carry out drafting and prepare evidence and statements with client departments.
Your skills and experience
You’ll be a qualified legal executive with experience working in a legal practice, providing advice and utilising an impressive knowledge of childcare law and other relevant areas of the law. Together with sharp analytical skills, you’ll have excellent communication skills and a good standard of IT literacy.
We’re also looking for candidates who are deeply committed to public service and willing to work hard to improve our offering. Ambition, creativity, and business acumen are all integral parts of making our efforts a success.
Please visit: https://oxfordshirecc.promotingpeople.co.uk/childcarelegal/