Childcare Solicitor

New roles – Public Childcare Solicitor

Department: Childcare

Location: Eastleigh, Hampshire

Salary c£35-55k + benefits 

Flexible / Hybrid working options available

The Role:

The successful candidate will:

  • have experience in family and child care work
  • have excellent knowledge of the public funding system and LAA procedures
  • experienced in childcare and publicly funded matters.
  • have developed a relationship with CAFCASS and other childcare agencies
  • be an accredited member of the Law Society’s Children’s Panel (not essential but would be advantageous)
  • be able to undertake their own advocacy

Key Skills:

  • Be ambitious and results driven
  • Have a flexible approach and be able to work under pressure
  • Have excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Be personable and professional
  • Effective and confident communicator
  • IT proficient
  • Experience in the use of case management systems preferred but not essential as training is available

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary dependent upon experience. 

Please contact Sharna on 07412 428910 for an informal confidential conversation and to register your interest in this role send your cv to sharna@optimal-recruitment.co.uk