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Social Services Lawyer
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- Civic Centre, Uxbridge, UB8 1UW
- Chief Executives Office
- Position Type
- Contract hours
- Full time
- Salary (£)
- 43590 to 47511
- Closing date for applications
- 21 July 2019
Hillingdon Council: Putting our residents first
About the job
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Child Care Lawyer to join our busy, innovative and dynamic LegalDepartment, which is committed to providing high-quality, client focused legal services.
About the person
You will be a qualified solicitor, barrister or ILEX with excellent knowledge of the law and practice relating
to child protection and related matters. You will have strong advocacy skills and a proven track record of
advising and managing complex work using your own initiative. With a track record of advising and
representing the local authority on its responsibilities you will have gained experience across a wide
range of issues pertaining to children, including ideally adoption and judicial review.
We are looking for a team player who is good at building successful relationships with clients and using
their own initiative to help safeguard some of our most vulnerable residents.
In exchange, the service offers a range of interesting and rewarding work with opportunities for career
Interviews will take place in the first week commencing August 2019.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and
vulnerable adults. Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful
candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Disability Confident Employer
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