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Interim Solicitor (Childcare Lawyer)

  • Stafford, Staffordshire, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Sam Boggis
  • £275 - £275

Seven Social Care are looking for an interim Solicitor to work with Staffordshire County Councils Childcare Service. This position is initially for a period of 4 months and is paying £275.00 per day (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

The child care section provides legal advice, support and representation to the County Council in matters relating to child protection litigation in particular in relation to : –

      Applications for care orders under S.31 Children Act 1989.

Applications for placements order under Adoption and Children Act 2002.

Representation for the client department in child related matters as required.

Key Responsibilities:

      The conduct of child care litigation and legal advice on issues related to children.

Legal advice on certain aspects of social services law relating to adults and the conduct of litigation on social services matters.

Miscellaneous litigation.

Adherence to the Legal Services Unit’s quality standards (Lexcel) including time-recording and contributing to the process of securing re-accreditation as and hen.

To undertake in-service training as required by the training plan and to participate in the in-service training of other staff.

To comply with employee’s health and safety responsibilities.

Such other duties as may reasonably be required, including complaint investigations.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister.
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
  • Compliance: Proof of right to work in the UK and DBS check.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

After winning multiple awards in 2019, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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