Locum Childcare Lawyer
Contract initially for 1 year!
Flexible remote working, occasional office attendance required.
Up to £40 per hour dependent upon experience.
Panoramic Associates are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority based in London who are looking for two Locum Childcare Lawyers to join them for interim contracts for initially one year!
The council are happy to consider candidates from the private sector who are looking to gain experience working within Local Authorities. This would be a great opportunity if you are currently working in private practice or have been working within local government for a short period of time and are looking for a long-term contract opportunity to develop your experience of public childcare matters.
The council also have an in-house advocacy team who are able to cover most hearings on behalf of the team, therefore if you are looking for a role that is mostly case management this would be a great option. The successful candidate will be able to work remotely however, there is requirement to attend the office in London initially for training and for team meetings.
- Provide succinct legal advice and assistance as part of the Child Protection team to social workers and service managers.
- Taking instructions and handling own caseload of Public Childcare matters including adoptions, special guardianship orders & interim applications.
- Drafting legal documents including draft orders, thresholds, case summaries and applications.
- Instructing experts and drafting letters of instructions.
To discuss the role and day to day duties in more detail, please click apply and/or please contact Lauren Watts on 0117 332 8090.