Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Childcare Legal Assistant

Service Care Legal are recruiting on behalf of a local authority in the North London area, who are seeking a Childcare Legal Assistant to join their team on a contract basis.

Please find below further details regarding this position.

ROLE: Legal Assistant - Childcare
LOCATION: North London
RATE: £16.00 to £20.00 per hour
CONTRACT: 3 months ongoing, 37 hours per week

The Role

  • To support the Lawyers in providing a high quality and comprehensive legal service on all aspects of law relating to Children, Schools and Families

  • To manage a personal caseload of childcare matters through to completion

  • Caseloads will include S.7 and S.37 reports, PLO cases and consent orders

  • Working alongside other support staff to make sure the workflow in the Care department run smooth

The Person

  • An academic qualification (LPC / LLM / LLB) with at least 6 months' work of Paralegal experience

  • It is essential the successful candidate has experience of working childcare / children's law cases

  • Someone who has experience of dealing with public law matters in proceedings and has the ability to hold a number of care cases

  • Previous local authority experience would be highly desirable but not essential

Service Care Legal also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.