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Childcare Solicitor

New Role: Childcare Solicitor

Department: Childcare

Location: Sale, Greater Manchester.

Salary – c£35-55k+ negotiable depending on experience

Flexible / Hybrid Working available

Our well respected client, a national law firm, are now looking to appoint a Childcare Solicitor to be based within the Childcare Team in their Sale, Greater Manchester Office.  The ideal candidate will be experienced in childcare and publicly funded matters, and offers a great opportunity to join a close team which has local and National support available.

The Role

The successful candidate will:

  • have experience in Family and Child Care Legal work
  • have excellent knowledge of the public funding system and LAA procedures
  • 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

This is to join a great team locally in the Manchester and Cheshire area, also offering National support from a larger National group network.

Please call Georgina Sowden at Optimal Recruitment 07539 170664 for an informal chat, and send your cv to georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk