Norfolk County Council - Legal officer (child protection)

  • Salary: £23,398 - £24,964 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent contract
  • Location: County Hall, Norwich
  • Closing date: Sunday 29 April 2018
  • Hours: 37 hours per week

NPLaw (Norfolk Public Law) is an award-winning shared legal service, hosted by Norfolk County Council, providing advice and representation to a wide range of local authorities and public bodies across England and Wales.

You will be part of a team providing legal advice and support on child protection matters ensuring that stakeholders’ and clients’ expectations are met.

You should be qualified to Level 3 of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CiLEX), be working towards this qualification, or have relevant experience of child protection law and have an understanding of the legal procedures, resources and systems to undertake straightforward casework, with support from Solicitors as required.

We welcome applications from individuals currently working in other organisations, however we would like to make you aware that priority consideration for this post may be given to current employees who are affected by restructure within the organisation or are in a redeployment position.

Workplace feedback states County Hall is a modern, business-like, bright and smart environment to work in.

For further details and to apply visit: www.norfolk.gov.uk/jobsandcareers

Please quote job reference: 31073 MDEE

Norfolk County Council welcomes applicants irrespective of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion or belief. We are committed to supporting flexible working practices for our employees.