Solicitor – Childcare
Solicitor – Childcare
£33,437 - £41,025
10 Woodcock Street, Aston
Working 36.5 hours per week
At Birmingham City Council, we are always looking for people of the highest calibre whose knowledge, skills and experience will help us provide the best possible service. We are working to support a hugely diverse city with a wide range of services in order to make a positive difference every day to people’s lives. Working within one of the largest legal teams in local government, you will be involved in complex, challenging work at this exciting time in Birmingham City Council’s future. Join us, and you’ll be in a great place for both professional and personal development in our large, vibrant and evolving city.
As a Council we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in our care and we expect our staff to share this commitment. We are looking to recruit Legal professionals for our Childcare Legal Team who will deliver a high quality legal service whilst keeping the wellbeing and safety of the most vulnerable children and young people in the City at the heart of their approach. With responsibility for a varied caseload, they will be expected to actively promote a joined-up approach to partnership working with the Children’s Services Department, as well as with other teams, agencies and organisations. It will be their job to act as an advocate in Court, attend and contribute to relevant meetings, conferences and panels and support the Team Manager by undertaking any other duties commensurate with the role or with the needs of the service.
When completing the application form, please ensure that you also download the Application Letter and Guidance Notes. Pay particular attention to Section 12 on the application form where you are asked to supply other information in support of your application. In this section you are advised to detail your experience against every item that has an AF method of assessment (MOA)
Previous Applicants need not apply
For informal enquiries in relation to this role, please contact Sukhwinder Singh on 0121 303 7812.
Closing date: Friday 01 September 2017
A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) formerly CRB check will be undertaken
“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”