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Legal Assistant - Social Care and Education - Solihull

Job Title: Legal Assistant - Social Care and Education - Solihull
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Solihull
Salary: £15 per hour
Contact Name: Parbej Miah
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Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Legal Assistant – Social Care and Education – Solihull (Temp Vacancy)

Umbrella Rate: £15.00ph

Full-Time (37 hours)

Job Purpose:

On behalf of the Council, its Partners and Clients undertake a wide variety of legal work, concentrating mainly on Childcare, Adult Social Services and Education.


  • Preparing documentation in relation to legal proceedings including care proceedings, other Children Act 1989 proceedings, Court of Protection proceedings, other Adult social care matters and non-school attendance prosecutions
  • To conduct non-contentious proceedings such as discharge of care order proceedings under the supervision of the Senior Solicitor
  • Advising in relation to discharge of Care Order applications under the supervision of the Senior Solicitor
  • Preparing and requesting witness statements
  • Liaising with the Courts and other stakeholders
  • Attending Court hearings with other lawyers
  • Attending Legal Panel Meetings with a lawyer in respect of discharge of Care Orders
  • Managing a small case load of discharge of care order applications.
  • Providing support to the Team Leader and Social Care and Education Team as regards general queries, research and case preparation
  • Recording time worked to charge out to clients
  • To comply with Lexcel practice management procedures and to endorse and implement client care policies
  • Undertake any other duties appropriate to the grade as may be assigned from time to time.

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Parbej Miah 07435336299.