Safeguarding Solicitor (Child / Adults)

West Midlands
£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
27 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Safeguarding Solicitor with Public Sector background required on a locum basis

Your new company
Hays are currently working in partnership with a well-established, leading local authority which helps to improve people's lives by providing excellent service every day. Due to the organisation's constant development and expansion, an excellent opportunity has arisen for a Safeguarding Solicitor with public sector background on a locum basis.

Your new role
You will be expected to manage your own casework with minimal supervision and provide your specialist advice on various areas of local authority matters such as: children safeguarding, adult safeguarding, education, judicial view and high court proceedings. Moreover, you will support your colleagues and council officers at all levels, including advocacy, training and complex document drafting and review. You'll also liaise with clients, officers of all levels of seniority and external organisations.

What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for this role you will be a UK qualified Solicitor or Barrister, ideally with experience of working within the public sector environment. You will have a good working knowledge of local government procedures and excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will also be able to manage your own workload, supervise others and provide training to your colleagues.

What you'll get in return

What you need to do now
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