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Safeguarding Lawyer

Enfield Legal Services is a forward–looking, progressive and friendly team focussed on delivering our clients' objectives by providing innovative solutions at a time of great change and exciting challenges for the Council.

We are looking for a Safeguarding Lawyer (specialising in care proceedings) who is a team player and can demonstrate self-motivation, flexibility and a broad perspective.  The ability to work to tight timescales/deadlines is essential for this role, as is a willingness to undertake advocacy on behalf of the Council. The role will sometimes require working outside normal office hours and cross working with other teams within the department.  Knowledge of computers and relevant office packages is required. 

The post requires the successful candidate to advise and represent the Council on Safeguarding and Education. The successful candidate will have a case load of care proceedings plus the opportunity to work on Adult Safeguarding, Court of Protection, Mental Capacity, Homelessness and Community Care. 

The post is career-grade and the appointment will be made at the level which reflects the successful candidate's skills and experience.

This post is for maternity cover, from February 2019 to February 2020.

Experience in Local Government would be an advantage. 

Please visit https://new.enfield.gov.uk/services/jobs-and-careers/  to apply for this post.

Closing date: 13th December 2018, Midnight