Solicitors Child Care job in Thame at Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Solicitors - Child Care

Company: Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Location: South Yorkshire UK

Date Posted:Oct 30, 2017

Up to £8,000 relocation package About the rolesNow is the time to join our committed and forward thinking Children’s Legal Team at Rotherham Borough Council.  Building on the success of our current team, and in recognition of the resources required to provide an outstanding service, we are seeking motivated and driven solicitors to work with us.We are looking for a number of Child Care Solicitors to make a difference to the lives of children and young people of Rotherham.This is an ideal time for serious social care legal professionals to join us. Not only do we have the ambition to be the best but also the resources to make it a reality.  We are fortunate to have a great starting point, with our existing highly committed and focussed Legal Team who consistently demonstrate a flexible ‘one team’ approach. We are committed to providing career opportunities and are developing our structure to enable this to happen.You’ll have our full support throughout your work and an environment in which you can thrive.  The team is based at our modern head office which is situated in a well-placed location close to the railway station and motorway network and provides the very latest technology to ensure we create a productive work environment for you to perform to your very best.Are you looking for a job which provides a work life balance along with a wide and varied workload, is well rewarded, challenging and gives you the satisfaction of knowing your intervention will bring better outcomes for vulnerable children and young people?Our Legal Service is recognised as a key partner in our improvement journey and, as such, has received considerable investment.In these roles, you will make your mark by helping to shape the service as it moves forward, demonstrating the value that a high quality legal service plays in improving the lives of the most vulnerable children.To find out more about these roles and speak to the people working in and leading the team please come and join us for an open evening at our head office in Riverside House, Main Street, Rotherham S60 1AE on Thursday 16th November at 6.00 to 7.30 pm. We welcome the chance to meet you and show you around the office. If you want to attend please contact About youAs a Solicitor, Barrister or Chartered Legal Executive Advocate with relevant experience and holding relevant certificate to practice; experience in a local authority setting is preferable but not essential. In this role we are looking, first and foremost, for the right candidate with experience in law relating to child protection. This will be combined with the ability to advocate to a high standard, as well as having excellent communication, team-working and relationship building skills.  You will work with initiative, be flexible and a self-starter, motivated and driven to deliver an excellent service, demonstrating a real commitment to the post and the Legal Services Team.About UsSet in the beautiful surroundings of South Yorkshire, Rotherham is a real 'central UK' location, which is well placed with excellent road and rail links. The area has scenic rolling countryside and picturesque villages as well as being close to the vibrant city life of Sheffield and Leeds. There is also a wide choice of housing available in the area.  Low property prices and excellent schools make Rotherham the place to work and live for you and your family. Find out more about Rotherham – the place, by clicking on the attached link We are a values based council and recognise that rewarding our people properly for the work they do means that we can attract and retain the very best talent.We offer an excellent pay and benefits package which make working with us an attractive proposition, these include up to £8,000 relocation scheme and a defined  pension scheme whereby the council pays more than double the employee’s contribution towards a pension payable on retirement. How to applyIf you want to make a difference, have a flexible ‘can do’ attitude and are committed to deliver the highest quality legal service, then you are the ideal person to join our team.Please click on the link to make your application. If you have any queries please email ; Open evening: 16th November 2017 from 6.00pm – 7.30 pmInterview date:  w/c 11th December 2017 View full job description
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