Lawyer (Adult Social Care) X 2 Posts

GRADE 09 (£36,921 – £40,875),GRADE 10 (£41,880 – £44,862)

Ref COR-54-21

Closing date: Sunday 14th November 2021

“I wish the rest of the legal world could see how you are as a team.  You’d be inundated with people wanting to work here!  The support everyone shows each other is incredible.”

Take a leaf from our recent locum’s book and come and join our team.

The role

Warrington Borough Council is looking for a number of lawyers to join our Lexcel accredited service:

Adult Safeguarding Lawyer/Education Lawyer (Salary up to £44,863) x 2

37 hours per week

Operating in the field of adult social care and/or education law from time to time you will also be expected to advise councillors and officers in the area of children’s social care. The posts involve significant levels of advocacy in the Court of Protection, the Special Educational Needs Tribunal and other tribunals. All candidates will need excellent communication skills, team skills and the ability to interpret legislation in a common sense and practical manner, having due regard to the Council’s legal responsibilities.  We offer a supportive environment within a progressive and friendly team in a brand new state of the art building in the heart of Warrington.  We are committed to flexible working and can offer a hybrid model of working with part of the week spent working from home where appropriate.

Candidates will be appointed at a pay scale appropriate to their experience.

For an informal discussion please contact Caroline Owen on 01925 442085

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Warrington Borough Council is a Disability Confident employer

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