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Senior Childcare Lawyer

Sellick Partnership Limited
Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
Full time
£50,000 - £60,000
30 days ago

Senior Childcare Lawyer with Management

Salary: £49,500 - £56,750 per annum (+ additional £1,400 per year whilst managing)

Location: South East

Working: Hybrid

About the Senior Childcare Lawyer Role:

Sellick Partnership are proud to be working with an exceptional shared legal services team in the heart of the South East. We are looking for a Senior Childcare Lawyer to join a large alternative business structure operating on behalf of public Sector Clients which includes local government and children's trusts. The role is to specifically work as part of a team in the provision of childcare on behalf of public sector clients in the East Midlands and South East whilst stepping up into a line management role supervising and mentoring members of the team.

Using a 'virtual' legal office, the organisation seamlessly deploy the capacity of their entire team to support all of their clients, wherever they are based. They offer the benefit of carefully developed business processes and the latest case management technology to ensure client matters are dealt with efficiently and expeditiously.

Having obtained and maintained LEXCEL accreditation, the Law Society's quality mark, their team ensures a level of resilience which is not deliverable within smaller teams. They are also excellent value for money - a key factor in their expansion.

Key Responsibilities of the Senior Childcare Lawyer role:

  • To be a lead within the team taking responsibility for the more complex and difficult childcare cases
  • Providing guidance and support to other members of the team whilst directly line managing 2-3 members of the team
  • To contribute to the management of the team, deputising for the Principal Solicitor/Head of Service as and when required, attending management meetings
  • To supervise and mentor other members of the team in a line management capacity

The role will be a hybrid working arrangement and you will have the opportunity to work from 1 of their 3 offices in central Northampton one day per week.

Benefits of the Senior Childcare Lawyer role:

  • 1to1 Paralegal Support
  • Local Government Pensions Scheme - considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates
  • Flexible working arrangements - offer flexible hours and hybrid working which allows for remote working but also require regular office attendance with the aim to give everyone a balanced work/life ratio
  • Financial support with ongoing CPD training within or outside the organisation of up to £2, 500 following probationary period, for example higher rights course
  • Family Friendly policies including excellent Maternity, Paternity and Adoption entitlements
  • A generous minimum annual leave entitlement of 25 days, plus public holidays. With the option to purchase more annual leave

We would be extremely interested in hearing from candidates with a private practice or public sector background.

How to apply for the Senior Childcare Lawyer role:

To apply, please submit your CV and/or cover letter via this page or alternatively, contact Lewis Dainty in the Sellick Partnership Manchester office.

Sellick Partnership is proud to be an inclusive and accessible recruitment business and we support applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances. We can adapt our processes to accommodate everybody, so please let us know how we can help improve your recruitment experience. Please note, our advertisements use years' experience, hourly rates, and salary levels purely as a guide based on the specific skills set out in the advert. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who can demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. Our Consultants assess based on the experience and skills evidenced on the CV. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website.

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