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"Knowing that the work I do contributes towards improving the lives of Peterborough residents is a real driver for me. Work isn’t just about coming into the office to do the 9 to 5, it’s about wanting to make a real difference. The commitment of my colleagues in working to achieve that goal means there’s always support when you need it and a great team spirit."

Claire M, Children's Services

Legal Officer, Child Protection Team

Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
13/03/2017
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/03/2017 23:59
Employment Location:
Town Hall, Peterborough
Salary:
£23,166 to £26,556
Weekly Hours:
37
Vacancy ID:
101824

Job details 

Closing date:
25 Mar


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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

We require one full-time Legal Officer to join Legal Services and provide support to the lawyers within the busy Child Protection team. The role includes assisting lawyers in all aspects of the management of Care and Placement cases within Court proceedings. This will include the drafting of legal documents, processing disclosure requests from the Police, redacting documents and dealing with all other areas related to child protection work.
Good organisational and IT skills are necessary for the role, as are excellent communication skills and an ability to work well within a team.
Previous roles in a similar position will be a distinct advantage. Please note that previous applicants need not apply.

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