Senior Children's Solicitor

County of Herefordshire
£36,019 - £39,660
24 Aug 2017
31 Dec 2017
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Senior Children's Solicitor
Hours: 37
Salary: £36,019 - £39,660 per annum
Plus Market Forces Supplement of £15,000.
No. of Vacancies: 4
Location: Union Street

- Do you want to have more control over your work diary?
- Have a work life balance that is meaningful?
- Work from home rather than drive into the office every day?

Then come  and work in Hereford where we are looking at new ways of working whilst recognising one size does not fit all.

Herefordshire Council is seeking to appoint senior children’s solicitors to be the legal advisors to our children’s wellbeing (CWB) directorate. The post holder will be responsible for conducting their own caseload of children’s pre proceedings and care proceedings, taking an active role in advising and representing the CWB directorate.

This position offers great career opportunities with varied, challenging legal work plus advising in a political environment. You will join a legal team who support Herefordshire Council in carrying out all of its functions whether service delivery, development of strategy or delivery of major developments and initiatives. The service takes the lead for litigation on behalf of the local authority as well as working proactively with services to provide comprehensive legal advice, and guidance on a vast range of legal issues from commercial property transactions to employment law. The demand for the service has increased and will continue to see a pull on demand as the council addresses challenges and changes in the way it operates. It is also an opportunity to work in a beautiful county for an authority committed to ongoing improvement in all aspects of its organisation and service delivery.

Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must apply online for this vacancy, we do not accept emailed CV’S.

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