Do you want to be part of an award winning legal team?
Do you want to work with people who care about getting the best outcomes for children?
Can you thrive under pressure whilst retaining compassion?
Do you want to feel proud of what you and your team achieve?
If so, Warwickshire’s Young People Legal Service needs you!
37.0 Hours per Week
We are seeking qualified solicitors or barristers with a good understanding of the law relating to children and families.
You will have a strong commitment to client care and be a reliable colleague who will fit into our friendly and supportive team.
We have a number of vacancies across the team including a rare opportunity for a lawyer with a good academic background to take on a role supporting other members of the team with research and advice on specialist areas, as well as vacancies for solicitors/barristers wanting to develop their flair for advocacy. Candidates are invited to express their preference in the application form.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.
Additional Information & How to Apply
For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Joanne Redmond - 01926 412008 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 15th August 2018
Interview Date: 23rd and 24th August 2018
To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.
Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.
Please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so.
If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on email@example.com, including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.
Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire
It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).
Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.
As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.
We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification