Permanent SEN Education Paralegal – East of England – Hybrid Flexible Working - £25,000 D.O.E
Venn Group’s specialist legal team are delighted to be recruiting for a SEN Education Paralegal to join a respected Public Sector Organisation with bases in multiple regional offices on a Permanent, full-time basis.
This organisation particularly values the concept of a balanced work/life ratio and is happy to accommodate remote working arrangements, should this be desired.
The appointed candidate will have thorough knowledge of SEN Tribunals and Education matters and it is preferable to have public sector experience for this position.
Daily duties may include:
Assisting a team of Lawyers and acting as a point of contact on a variety of cases, to include: taking instructions and giving advice, carrying out research, preparing applications, drafting documents and correspondence, commissioning and instructing expert witnesses, liaising with witnesses, attending meetings and providing advice and representation in courts or tribunals
Managing a case load comprising mainly of SEN Tribunal cases and to clerk school admission and exclusion appeals ensuring awareness of safeguarding responsibilities, compliance with statutory duties and obligations and to protect the best interest of the client organisations
Ensuring the effective identification and awareness of risks associated with the relevant areas of legal practice
Developing and providing legal input into training courses, briefing notes and legal clinic/ surgeries for a range of professional clients
Providing cover and support, including in times of absence, to other Paralegals based within the wide Adult Social Care & Litigation teams
The position offers a salary of up to £25,000 depending on experience as well as a number of additional benefits, including:
A competitive Local Government Pensions Scheme
Family friendly policies including excellent Maternity, Paternity and Adoption entitlements
A generous minimum annual leave entitlement of 24 days, plus public holidays, with the option to purchase more annual leave
Please apply for this role by sending your up to date CV to email@example.com
For further information and a confidential discussion please contact Emma WalkerorPhilippa Stoate on 0121 616 0660
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