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Senior Child Care Lawyer

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Suffolk County Council
Place of work:
Constantine House, Ipswich
Salary details:
£37,669 pro rata
Job term:
Full Time
37 per week
Maternity / Paternity Cover
Closing date:
27 May 2019 01:00 PM
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Maternity cover. 

This is an opportunity to join an experienced, well-regarded, innovative and award-winning legal team delivering high-quality services to the county council and other organisations. Suffolk Legal was awarded ‘Legal Team of the Year 2016’ at the Lawyers in Local Government Awards and is Lexcel Accredited.

The Child Care team is indispensable in ensuring that the local authority routinely receives appropriate advice in respect of its statutory safeguarding duties towards children as set out in the Children Act 1989 and associated legislation and guidance.

You must be willing to embrace new technology and ways of working.

Suffolk Legal provides a flexible and dynamic service which is capable of responding quickly to new initiatives and changing priorities. You will be a key player in achieving this aim.

If you are considering applying for a secondment, please read the secondment policy and ensure you have sought permission to apply before completing your application. 

For an informal discussion please contact Polly Mann on (01473) 264241.

Please read the Job and Person Profile before applying for this job.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. We are also committed to flexible working.  For the types of flexible or part time working available for specific roles, please see the Job and Person Profile. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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