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Childcare Lawyer

Type: Interim
Location: East Midlands
Pay Details: £25 - £35LTD
Sector: Public Sector/Not-for-Profit
Experience Level: Lawyer
Reference: TM/21536

A Local Government client based in the East of England is currently seeking a Childcare and Adult Social Care Lawyer on a locum basis.

As a Childcare and Adult Social Care Lawyer within the authority, you will be responsible for carrying a full and varied caseload from the outset, dealing with:

  • Emergency Protection Orders, Interim Care Orders & Supervision Orders
  • Pre proceedings and care proceedings
  • Directions Hearing
  • PLO’s, IRHs and CMCs
  • Mental Capacity & Court of Protection
  • NRPF, Asylum and Immigration issues and
  • Safeguarding and Vulnerable Adults


The successful candidate will be working within a renowned industrial city in the East of England, offering a range of local amenities.  This Childcare and Adults lawyer vacancy is available on an initial three month assignment and candidates must be able to hit the ground running.


Our client is particularly eager to speak with candidates with previous experience working in a Local Authority environment, although candidates with other relevant experience from alternative backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  You will be available to commence work on no more than two weeks’ notice due to the urgent nature of the role.


At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours.  However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually.  If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained.

 LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

LAW Absolute has specialised in legal local government recruitment since 2003. Today, almost 400 lawyers work through LAW Absolute within local government throughout England and Wales. Our reputation, networks and exceptional market knowledge place LAW Absolute in the prime position to provide the best possible service to both employers and lawyers seeking work.

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  • Zoe Alex
  • Director - Head of Local Government and Regional Private Practice
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After completing four years at the University of Essex studying the LLB and LLM,…

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