Childcare Paralegal

Service Care Legal are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority, based in the West Midlands, which is in need of a Paralegal to join their Childcare Legal team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Paralegal/Legal Assistant or Legal Officer interested in public sector work.

Please find below further details on the role:
ROLE: Childcare Paralegal LOCATION: West Midlands, hybrid/remote working CONTRACT: 3 months ongoing RATE: £18ph - £21ph umbrella
The Role:

To provide administrative and clerical support to the Childcare Legal team.

This includes drafting all applications, threshold docs, arranging counsel, obtaining agency and other relevant evidence
Handle your own caseload of s7/s37 private proceedings cases, while using Iken case management system
To maintain and update case management system and update department case lists

The Person:

Someone who has worked as a Childcare Paralegal for a minimum of 2 years
Someone who has previously worked for a Local Authority in a Childcare Legal team
Someone who is comfortable working independently in a remote setting

If this sounds like an opportunity that is right for you or someone you know, then don't hesitate to get in touch with Hugh Barnes via email, Hugh.Barnes@servicecare.org.uk, or via phone at 01772208969 .
We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.


  • Location: West Midlands, England
  • Salary: £18 - £21 per hour
  • Type: Contract
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Posted: 22-Dec-2022
  • Posted on: careers4a.com