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Adult Social Care Lawyer

Adult Social Care Lawyer

London Council

6 months+

Are you looking to join a friendly and well-respected local authority? Well look no further because we have the perfect client who is seeking a locum Adult Social Care Lawyer to join their thriving team!

This local authority has an excellent reputation and we have always had great feedback about the Legal team and its management. Furthermore, they are offering training and are willing to take on someone without previous experience of working in an Adult Social Care Lawyer role. Please read on to find out if you could be suitable.

Our client is seeking a Lawyer to join their Adult Social Care team on a locum contract for a minimum of 6 months. You can undertake this role on a hybrid or remote working basis, depending on your location. Both full time and part time applicants are encouraged to apply.

The successful Adult Social Care Lawyer will handle a caseload of the following:

  • Application to Court of Protection
  • Section 21A
  • Deprivation of Liberty (DOLS)
  • Judicial Review
  • Age Assessments
  • Education Law (optional)

The Principal Lawyer is willing to train someone up into this role, however you must have experience of judicial review, as well as either mental health law or family/childcare law.

This is a unique opportunity to branch into a new stage of your career and be involved in some really interesting and rewarding work, all within a supportive team environment.

Looking for something more long-term? For the successful Adult Social Care Lawyer, there will be permanent opportunities arising within the team.

If you believe you have the necessary skills and ambition for this locum Adult Social Care Lawyer role, please apply now. Our client is looking for a quick appointment so availability and speed of response is crucial.

Should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Chloë Cameron in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Applicants are invited to discuss their salary requirements upon application.

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