Brook Street

Care Solicitor

Recruiter
Brook Street
Location
Chatham, Kent, England
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
26 Oct 2018
Closes
23 Nov 2018
Ref
LSB/CARE
Contact
Admin Admin
Sectors
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

 

We are looking for an experienced individual to join a friendly firm in Chatham as a Care Solicitor.

 

Care Solicitor requirements

  • Minimum 1 year’s experience of care work (ideally over 3 years)
  • Experience of advocacy and keen to develop your expertise in this area
  • On the Children Panel or working towards Panel membership

 

Care Solicitor duties

  • Responsible for progressing a caseload of care work for parents and other parties, and if on the Children Panel, for children.
  • Advocacy for cases as appropriate and for other solicitor’s cases as required
  • Setting up new cases: taking client instructions, first letter, obtaining public funding, conflict check and risk assessment
  • Using the case management scheme to progress files and ensure clients are kept up  to date.
  • Work as part of the care team, ensuring high quality client care.
  • Representing clients at court in the full range of interim and final hearings.
  • Ensuring all administration related to hearings and cases is undertaken including recording, attendance notes, diary management, billing and funding requirements.

 

A competitive salary is available, dependent on experience.

If you are interested in this position please apply below.

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