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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/01/2017 23:59
Grade 9 (SCP 43-47) £37,858 - £41,551
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Employment Location:
Civic Centre

Job details 

Closing date:
23 Jan

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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Fixed term until 31st January 2018

A qualified solicitor is required to undertake child protection legal work. The post-holder will be an effective communicator, able to provide concise advice and draft court applications, and will be a confident advocate. Post qualification experience of undertaking child protection cases is preferred.

Work is currently underway to establish a company (Together for Children – Sunderland) to deliver Children’s Services functions on behalf of the council and it is expected that the company will operate independently by April 2017. This post and the post-holder will transfer to the company from that date. Individuals who start after 1st April 2017 will commence their employment with the Together for Children. Terms of conditions of employment will not be effected.

For an informal discussion please contact Recruiting Manager Julienne Collinson on 0191 5611354 or email julienne.collinson@sunderland.gov.uk

Previous applicants need not apply as they will be automatically considered.

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact the HR&OD Recruitment Services Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: ijm@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communications regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessments you may be required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

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