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Lawyer - Children and Social Care Team
  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: CR/22/203522
  • Published: Tue 05/07/2022, 14:55 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 12/08/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 32 hours
  • Salary: Grade K - £44,624 to £45,648 p.a.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Sefton, Merseyside

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Lawyer - Children and Social Care Team

Corporate Legal Services is comprised of four legal teams with administrative support.  

  • The Children and Social Care Team provide legal services primarily in relation to child protection, adoption, education, adult social care, mental health and youth justice. 
  • The Planning and Property Team provide legal services primarily in relation to planning and property matters.
  • The Regulation and Prosecutions Team provide legal services primarily in relation to regulatory matters, information governance and environmental, licensing, prosecutions and all other litigation. 
  • The Contract and Employment Team provide legal services primarily in relation to contracts, procurement and commercial matters. The team also advises the Council and its schools on a full range of employment law matters.

We wish to recruit 1 Lawyer into the Childcare Team with responsibility for providing legal services in relation to Childcare related matters. The post holder will carry a caseload of Childcare law cases, often complex in nature, with limited supervision but with support from a dedicated senior legal assistant. It is a pre-requisite that the post holder has demonstrable Childcare law experience.