Child Safeguarding Lawyer - Locum

North East England
£40 per hour
07 Jan 2021
04 Feb 2021
Lauren Harris
Full Time
Experience Level
Senior Level
Child Safeguarding Lawyer - Locum, 4+ PQE, Remote Working – A busy department within a local authority are seeking the addition of a Child Safeguarding Lawyer to work on a locum basis. To apply or register your interest, call Lauren Harris on 0113 320 0575 and quote job ref: 2809

JOB TITLE:                    Child Safeguarding Lawyer - Locum
PQE REQUIRED:             4+ PQE
LOCATION:                    Remote Working
HOURLY RATE:              £40

A Child Safeguarding Lawyer is required by a busy local authority on a locum basis to cover a period of permanent recruitment. The appointed Locum Lawyer will be responsible for providing legal advice relating to child safeguarding proceedings, drafting suitable documentation, proceedings correspondence and reports, attending meetings of committees and groups and conducting advocacy in Courts and Tribunals. The advocacy element of this role is an essential part of the job so experience of this gained in previous roles is essential.

Solicitors, Barristers and Legal Executives with a minimum of 4 years’ experience in Child Safeguarding work are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be experienced in, and confident in their ability to, provide swift and accurate legal advice and undertake all work assigned to them in a competent and professional manner. A good eye for detail is key along with the ability to work to strict deadlines. The successful Child Safeguarding Lawyer must be able to hit the ground running with an existing caseload of matters.
Contact Lauren Harris at eNL on 0113 320 0575 or email with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.
eNL is handling a number of Child Law vacancies throughout the UK If you are a Solicitor looking for a move, please call now.
eNL has a number of permanent, locum and consultant vacancies for private practice law firms, the public sector and FTSE in-house organisations, throughout England & Wales. If you are legally qualified or in a legal business support role and considering a career move, do get in touch, or go to to register your interest.
In addition, if you know any legal professionals that may be interested in a new role, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (T&C’s apply).

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