Lawyer (Childcare) – Fixed Term

Warrington Borough Council are looking for a Childcare Lawyer on a fixed-term contract until 30 June 2025

Job Details

Salary:  Grade 09 (£41,418 – £45,441), Grade 10 (£46,464 – £49,497) + Market Supplement
Closing date:  25 February 2024
Job reference:  CEX-3-24
Vacancy type:  Full time

The role

“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. We are looking for enthusiastic and committed lawyers to join our team to work in the field of child safeguarding. The posts involve the opportunity to develop advocacy skills in the Family Court.

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 state-of-the-art building in the heart of Warrington. We are committed to flexible working and 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. This is a fixed term post until 30 June 2025.

How to apply

For an informal discussion please contact Caroline Owen on 01925 442085.

Key dates

The closing date for applications is 25 February 2024.

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

If you are a permanent WBC employee you will need to apply for this fixed term position as an internal secondment opportunity and will need to discuss this with your current line manager prior to applying.

Warrington Borough Council is a Disability Confident employer

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