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Solicitor (Children’s Social Care)

BCP Council
Bournemouth, Dorset
£39,880 to £ 42,821
Closing date
20 Jun 2021
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Solicitor (Children’s Social Care)
Salary Information Band K: £39,880 to £ 42,821

BCP Council is ambitious and visionary in its commitment to a be a 21st century council and offers a fast-paced, innovative and rewarding working environment.  The three urban centres of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole are only 2 hours from London and offer thriving economic, leisure and cultural opportunities, a bustling university community and 15 miles of sandy beaches.  Our Legal Services team prides itself on being an agile, client-centric, commercially focused team who deliver for our communities. 

If you are an experienced and highly motivated legal professional keen to maximise your potential, then we’d love to hear from you.

This is a full time, permanent role based in the Town Hall with the ability to work remotely for most of the week.

Key Responsibilities
You will be able to demonstrate experience of dealing with family law work or childcare proceedings, preferably within a local authority. You will have excellent drafting skills and an eye for detail and you may also have experience of undertaking advocacy in relation to your cases. You will be able to conduct your caseload without supervision and will be accustomed to working at pace in a busy team. 

You must be a Qualified Solicitor/Barrister or Fellow of CILEX and hold a practising certificate.

If you would like to be considered for a role please send your CV to  including a supporting statement explaining how you meet the criteria set out in the role profile, or please apply online via
For an informal discussion about the above role, please contact Helen Youings (CSC) on 01202 127283 /


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