Childcare Locum Solicitor
Vacancy Ref: 61912
A position has arisen for a Childcare Locum to join a local authority based in the South West on an interim basis.
Location: Wiltshire, close to M4
Duration: 6 months +
Hours: Full-time (part-time considered)
Rate: £55ph (Umb)
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Attend Pre-Proceedings meetings
- Undertaking advocacy in the Magistrates and County Court
- Managing your own caseload of care proceedings and PLO cases, including complex cases, non-accidental injury cases and cases with an international dimension
- Preparing s. 31 cases ready for issuing with the Court
- Carrying out advocacy at CMC, directions, interim hearings and at advocates meetings
- Advising client social workers in safeguarding children matters including private law and s37 matters
- Conducting hearings to include Contested and Final Contested
- Be responsible for matters including child protection orders, section 8 orders, proceedings, special guardianship orders and Emergency Protection Orders
- Deprivation of Liberty and Secure Accommodation orders
- Female Genital Mutilation Protection orders
- Forced Marriage Protection orders
- Placement and Adoption Orders
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