Lawyer (Childrens Safeguarding) x 2

Salary  GRADE 09 (£39,492 – £43,515), GRADE 10 (£44,538 – £47,573)

Job Reference CEX-7-23

Closing Date 31st May 2023

“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.

Children’s Safeguarding Lawyers (x2) 37 hours per week,   £44,539 – £51,643 inclusive of market supplement

Operating in the field of child safeguarding, from time to time you may also be expected to advise councillors and officers in the areas of adult social care and education.  The posts involve significant levels of advocacy 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 brand new 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.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 29 June 2023

For an informal discussion please contact Caroline Owen on 01925 442085

Warrington Borough Council is a Disability Confident employer

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