Safeguarding Lawyer

Barking, London (Greater)
£34,935 - £43,380
24 Jul 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full time

This is an opportunity to join a busy, but friendly, supportive and very well regarded team and to undertake stimulating and rewarding work with the satisfaction that comes from helping to achieve better outcomes for vulnerable children and young people.

Our vision is to be a Legal Service that is recognised nationally as best practice in the public sector.

You will be qualified solicitor, barrister or chartered legal executive with advocacy certificate, able and committed to work in a flexible manner including outside normal office hours, when the role necessitates the same.

You will be expected to manage a workload of children’s safeguarding matters undertaking advocacy and providing high quality advice for internal clients.

We have a track record of helping team members develop their professional expertise in children’s safeguarding and encourage in house advocacy.

Experience of children’s safeguarding is essential. Local Government experience would be an advantage.

For an informal discussion on this role please contact Lindsey Marks, Principal Solicitor Children’s and Adult’s Safeguarding on 07530 262528.

For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

Closing date: 
31st July 2017

Special Requirements for this Post
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on successful applicants including a Disclosure check.

Additional Information
Please note this is a politically restricted post in accordance with Section 2(1) (b) of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.

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