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Child Protection Lawyer

  • Employer: Peterborough City Council
  • Reference: PCC/23/260615
  • Published: Mon 06/11/2023, 0:01 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 26/11/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £46,549 to £50,616 (excluding the £5000 yearly market supplement)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Workplace: On-Site
  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

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Child Protection Lawyer

About Us

We are looking for a confident, skilled, experienced, and motivated lawyer to join the Child Protection team in Legal Services. You will advise on all areas of child protection, be competent in drafting and preparing applications for all types of orders required in this area and have good advocacy skills. You will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in this area or extensive experience in family law and time working in a local authority will be an advantage.

You must be a qualified solicitor or barrister holding a current practising certificate or be a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives. You will be part of a friendly and supportive team and be part of a service which excels in its delivery.

Joining Peterborough means that you will have access to a range of employee benefits, including generous leave entitlement, flexible working (including working from home) and an excellent pension.

The role comes with a yearly market supplement of £5000.