• Contract
  • West Yorkshire, UK
  • £45 - £49 per annum + hybrid working GBP / Year

NonStop Consulting

A well-established Local Authority in West Yorkshire are looking to recruit a Court Consultant in their children’s social work team.

The role will pay up to £49/hr and will support the Management Team across Children’s Services in delivering a high quality Social Care Service to children and their families with a specific focus on work undertaken within Public Law Outline and Public Law Proceedings.


  • To take a lead role in the support and development of excellent social work practice related to statutory processes, with case management responsibility for cases in proceedings.
  • There will be a particular emphasis on practice development, quality assurance and promoting high quality and timely social work practice during pre-proceedings and within the court process that links to the Children’s Services performance framework.
  • The role is outside of the normal line management of the case and provides an expert / advisory function.
  • The post holder will have a lead role in developing and managing key tracking processes across the social work service.
  • To ensure timely permanence for children in line with the service aim of reducing the numbers of children looked after, including preparation of regular performance reports for senior managers.


  • Social Work Qualification
  • A minimum of 4 years relevant social work experience
  • Substantial experience of working in court, care proceedings and using the Public Law Outline to achieve positive and timely outcomes for children.
  • Registration with Social Work England
  • DBS Check within 12 months or a DBS registered to the Update Service
  • Experience of preparing statements, reports, care plans and other court documents to a high standard and an ability to quality assure and direct the work of others.

How To Apply:

Telephone interviews will take place as and when strong candidates become available. If you’re interested don’t delay and send across your CV today to [email protected]

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