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Senior Legal Officer (Safeguarding and Family Support) - Wakefield Council

Closing date



G11 £38,052 to £40,858 or G9 £30,756 to £33,136

Job description

We are looking to appoint a Senior Legal Officer - Safeguarding and Family Support who has proven ability to undertaking all aspects of legal work relating to Children Services.

Significant previous experience in the area of Children's safeguarding will be required for the post and the post holder would be expected to work with minimal supervision, prioritising work to meet clients objectives.

In the event that it is not possible to recruit a Senior Legal Officer at Grade 11 consideration would be given to making an appointment at Grade 9 depending on qualifications, experience and expertise. Appropriate training and supervision would be given in these circumstances

For further information please visit: alternatively, you can contact the Recruitment Line on 0345 8506506 (typetalk calls welcome) .

Closing date: 18 January 2018.

Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.