Assistant Team Leader/Senior Lawyer - Children’s Social Care (Harrow council) - MG2

Ref
18840
Vacancy type
Harrow Council
Location
Harrow
Salary
£53,835-£59,937
Contract type
Permanent
Full/Part-time
Full-time
Hours
36
Start date
ASAP
Closing date
09/12/2018
Description

Assistant Team Leader / Senior Lawyer – Children’s Social Care (Harrow)

HB Public Law is one of the country’s leading local authority legal practices, with our main offices in Harrow.  We are a Lexcel and IIP Gold accredited practice and pride ourselves on delivering a high quality service to six local authorities, schools and other public bodies in London and the home counties. 

We are recruiting to a permanent Assistant Team Leader/Senior Lawyer within one of our children’s social care teams. 

About the position

The Assistant Team Leader/Senior Lawyer will be an experienced child protection lawyer and part of the management team for the Children’s Social Care team advising Harrow Council, based in the practice’s London office in Harrow, but expected to travel to courts and other offices as appropriate. 

We are looking for a highly motivated and committed individual, with knowledge and experience of advising on complex child protection matters, judicial review and the ability to conduct and supervise special educational needs tribunal cases.  You should also have the ability to performance manage legal staff, contributing to creating a high performance culture and have an awareness of the governance issues in a local authority environment. 

The closing date for this role is the 9 December 2018.

The interview for this role will take place on 19th December 2018.

For an informal discussion regarding this position please contact Helen Ottino, Team Leader/Senior Lawyer - Harrow Children’s Social Care on 020 8424 1919.

CV applications are accepted via lena.patel@harrow.gov.uk

HARROW REDEPLOYEES WILL BE GIVEN PRIORITY CONSIDERATION

We particularly welcome female applicants, those from the BAME community and disabled applicants, as they are under-represented within Harrow Council at this level. Appointment will always, however be made on merit.

We particularly welcome applications from individuals under 25 years of age as they are under-represented within Harrow Council at this level. Appointment will always, however be made on merit.

Role Profile/Selection Criteria

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