Senior Solicitor (Team Manager) - Newcastle City Council
£47,841 - £50,938 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full time
Hours per week: 37 hours per week
We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated solicitor or barrister to fill this permanent post leading the Children's Social Care Team within Legal Services.
The Team deals with the full range of children's social care matters, with the main element of work being care and placement proceedings but the Team also advises on fostering, adoption and other general children's social care matters.
As Team Manager, you must have extensive recent experience of childcare matters. You will also ideally have recent experience of managing or supervising staff. You will lead, manage and encourage the Team to provide an efficient and cost-effective service.
You must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to develop strong working relationships with a range of internal and external partners.
If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have any unspent criminal convictions.
Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Team_Manager/212284
In accordance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021, staff deployed to work in CQC registered care homes providing accommodation and nursing or personal care are required to have full vaccination status or a medical exemption before working or being deployed into work settings covered by the legislation. Applicants to positions covered by these regulations are required to provide certified evidence of their vaccination status or medical exemption as part of any pre employment checks.