Child Care Solicitor Full Time or Part Time: Chesterfield

Derbyshire, Chesterfield, England
£30000 - £45000 per annum
11 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
Emma Chisholm
Sector/Practice Area
Other, Private Client, Family
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Full time

Childcare solicitor 3PQE+ Chesterfield Full Time or Part Time

Our client is a strong regional firm and they are looking for a childcare solicitor to join the team. The successful candidate will have more than 3 years PQE with inclusion on the Children panel in order to take instructions from guardians to represent children within child care work, however, more experienced candidates will be considered on merit. The candidate will have a passion for public child care work and will also be committed to developing new business.

This position will deal with a variety of public child care work including child protection issues, child abduction and special guardianship and the successful candidate will be required to represent clients at Court and have confidence in undertaking advocacy, whilst able to demonstrate continuous professional development.

This position would suit someone who is professional with a pro-active approach, who has excellent interpersonal sills and who is committed to building a long-term career working in Child Care and establishing themselves in the local market.

To be considered for this position you must have experience of managing your own caseload appropriate to your level of experience; possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision, although, training will be provided.

You must be a motivated individual providing excellent client care that works well as part of a team and is capable of expanding the company's current caseload. Deal with front facing clients and will have a clear and professional telephone manner. Possess excellent computer skills; be numerate; with the ability to keep meticulous records and accounts. The position would suit someone who is highly organised, accurate, and committed to meeting deadlines whilst remaining calm under pressure. Excellent all round communication skills and attention to detail are essential.

Own transport/valid UK driver licence holder is desirable as there may be an element of working from various Company offices.

They will look at full time or part time candidates, this firm understands that some people have lives outside of work which means they need flexibility, so there is an excellent work life balance

Salary is negotiable, according to experience

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.

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