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Childcare Paralegal

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35,000.00 - 40,000.00 per hour
GBP35000 - GBP40000 per hour + DOE



Bedfordshire UK


Full time

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Mar 26, 2018

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This is an exciting opportunity for a Childcare Paralegal to join a busy and demanding Childcare team for a Local Authority in Bedfordshire. The role is a 3 month temporary contract with the view to be ongoing after the initial period. Within this role you will be responsible for the support of a full and varied caseload of childcare matters. Which will include: *Assisting with the day to day case management and progression of care and adoption matters*Drafting applications and collating documents to accompany applications and correspondence*Gathering evidence and documentation *Liaison with other professional agencies including Health, Schools and Police *Issuing and serving applications including checking draft applications and liaising with the Court for suitable hearing dates The ideal candidate will have experience working as a Childcare Paralegal, experience will include: *At least a years' experience working as a Paralegal in a Childcare department *Experience of child care proceedings including drafting documents *Experience working for a Local Authority would be beneficial however it is not essential as the Local Authority would be willing to look at candidates who have a Private Practice background. This is a great opportunity for a Paralegal to gain experience working for a highly reputable local authority, the role will be reporting to one of the 3 Principal Lawyers in the Childcare team. Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area. Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Joel Baron: Telephone: 01772 208969 Email: To view our latest jobs and register for job alerts please visit: We also offer a 250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who may be interested in this role. Please contact Joel on 01772 208969 with any referrals.

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