DBR03739 Childcare Paralegal

Local Government, Public Sector

We are seeking an experienced Childcare Paralegal – with experience of dealing with public law in proceedings and can manager several care cases.
Responsibilities:
To provide quality and responsive legal services to clients
To have responsibility for a personal caseload of routine and some non-routine matters.
Qualification – Essential:
GCSE/O Level, 5 GCSE’S including English & maths
Law degree or similar legal qualification
Experience of working in a legal office
Experience of drafting legal documentation
Experience of using a case management system
Experience of undertaking a caseload of routine and some non-routine
Advanced –Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook, Social Media and case management databases
Essential – Skills, Abilities & Experience
Experience of achieving chargeable hours targets
Experience of providing legal services to clients to agreed standards and of adhering to client care policies and initiatives
Good understanding of the workings of local government and the issues affecting a multi-cultural inner-city area
Ability to provide quality legal services to clients across the Council
Ability to manage a caseload of routine legal matters and some non-routine matters
Ability to represent in courts and tribunals
Ability to comply with practice management and other professional standards
Ability to use a case management system effectively
Ability to record at least 1200 chargeable hours per annum
Sound communication skills both oral and written
Ability to work as part of a team
Ability to embrace and implement the Equalities Policy
To apply for this role, candidates need a full work history with no unexplained gaps
Diamond Blaque is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Diamond Blaque is acting as an Employment Agency for this vacancy
Benefits
Ref: DBR037381
Job Title: Childcare Paralegal
Salary: £17.98 per hour – Inside IR35
Location: East London
Hours: 36.00 hours per week
Duration: Minimum of three months

To apply for this job email your details to info@diamondblaquee.com.