Public Childcare Solicitor

New Role – Public Child care Solicitor – Min 3 years PQE

Permanent – Offers flexible / Hybrid Working

Location – Eastleigh, Hampshire

Full benefits, Bonus, Pension, Career Development, Training and much more

Our Client is regarded as a top 100 law firm and operates under various brands across the UK.  Due to team growth, we have a requirement for a Childcare Solicitor for our Childcare Team at their office based in Eastleigh, Hampshire.

As the ideal candidate, you will be an experienced in Childcare Family Solicitor and publicly funded matters.   We operate on national services lines, and our family team is supported by their head of Family.

The Role – Public Childcare Solicitor

The successful candidate will:

  • have experience in family and child care 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

To get the ball rolling please call Georgina on 07539 170664 and send your cv for review to georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk.