Childrens Legal Assistant/Para legal

Childrens Legal Assistant/Para legal 150 150 TCLRec
Childrens Legal Assistant/Para legal
MIDDLESBROUGH
Contract / Temporary

Middlesbrough 8454314555195

Posted: 22nd August 2023 17:21
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  • Pay Rate:

    £12.70 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

  • MIDDLESBROUGH,

    TS1 1SG

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Childrens Legal Assistant/Para legal   

Reference no: Middlesbrough 8454314555195   

Pay Rate: £12.70 per hour PAYE   

35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours 

This opening assignment is for 2-3 months  

City: MIDDLESBROUGH 

Legal Assistant with social (preferably children's) services related experience 

Key Responsibilities: 

 

  • Provide administrative support to the lawyers in the social services legal team  
  • Assist in the preparation of cases relating to child protection  
  • Prepare and file documents at court as directed by the Senior Lawyer 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via job[email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. 

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF 

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 


Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

Knowledge: 

  • Knowledge of the Children Act 

 

Experience: 

  • Minimum of 12 months legal services support/ administration experience 
  • Social (ideally children's) services related experience 

 

Skills & Abilities: 

  • Microsoft Office skills 

 

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Job Ref: Middlesbrough 8454314555195
Childrens Legal Assistant/Para legal
Client Category: Local Authority

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Childrens Legal Assistant/Para legal
Client Category: Local Authority

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