Job vacancy details
|Employer||Reading Borough Council | Directorate of Corporate Resources||Reference||CEX0289|
|Published||Fri 22/06/2012 14:01 PM||Closing Date||Tue 03/07/2012 23:59 PM|
|Working Pattern||Full Time, Permanent position||Hours||Full-time, 37 hours per week|
|Salary||Berkshire grades £43,643 - £53,905 pa (Successful candidates will normally start at the first point of the grade to which they are appointed)||DBS Check||Enhanced|
|Location||Joint Legal Team|
Are you looking to pursue a legal career in Childcare Law?
The Joint Legal Team, based in Fountain House, provides a legal service to the six Berkshire Authorities under a joint arrangement (hosted by Reading Borough Council). We are seeking to recruit applicants who will commit to the continued success of this well-respected team and to the high standard of service which we provide to our clients. Successful candidates will be rewarded with an interesting and varied workload and a friendly and supportive working environment.
We require an admitted Solicitor or Barrister. Applicants should have extensive, proven experience as a childcare specialist in local government or private practice.
All applicants should have an excellent working knowledge of key child care legislation, in particular the Children Act 1989, the Adoption Act 1976, the Children and Adoption Act 2002 and related delegated legislation.
Also desirable would be a working knowledge of Social Services law and practice generally. Applicants should be keen to specialise in Childcare Law in a Local Government setting.
Please do not send a CV. For the purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms. An Enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure will be sought from the successful candidates.
Closing date: 3 July 2012 • Interview date: 18 and 20 July 2012