Senior Childcare Lawyer
CEC NJC – Grade 11/£41,441 – £48,122 per annum
Ref No E1933
Closing Date 4th December 2022
We are looking for a highly motivated lawyer to join the People Services Legal Team as a senior childcare lawyer, working in one of the council’s three busy childcare teams. The successful candidate will join a busy and supportive team of lawyers involved in a challenging and rewarding area of law.
Cheshire East is an amazing place to live and work. As one of the largest employers in the borough, we are able to offer you a wide range of challenging and rewarding career opportunities.
At Cheshire East Council we are working for a brighter future – together and our commitment to you is that our workplace culture will provide a shared purpose, a well-led organisation with valued people succeeding together as one team and one council to deliver the best service for our customers and communities.
If you want to be part of our award-winning council and contribute to our ongoing success, have the flexibility and drive to enable us to innovate, are committed to working as part of a team and striving to deliver exceptional service wherever you can, we would especially like to hear from you.
As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds and want our workforce to reflect the diversity of our local communities so that we can all work for a brighter future – together.
We are looking for a qualified and highly experienced lawyer (solicitor, barrister or Cilex) who has an excellent knowledge in Childcare law and can work well under pressure.
Public sector experience is highly desirable, although relevant experience gained from the private sector will also be considered for exceptional candidates. Day to day responsibilities include managing a full caseload and providing advice and support to the local authority, in relation to all areas of childcare law.
The successful candidate will be able to prioritise their own workload and work to tight court deadlines; and will have good communication and presentation skills; work well as part of a team and be able on occasion to deputise for the team Principal Lawyers as required.
- QAQC4059- Senior Lawyer ( People) JD PS.pdf
For an informal chat about this role, please contact Deb Nickson (Deborah.Nickson@cheshireeast.gov.uk)
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