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Adult Social Care Lawyer

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  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

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  • Consultant:

    Leah Edgar

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 month+

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  • Liquid error: internal

Are you an Adult Social Care Lawyer who would be interested in joining a well-resourced and Lexcel accredited legal team? This could be for you!

As an Adult Social Care Lawyer, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing advice on and the conduct of cases involving adult social services issues including general advice to the client department in respect of their obligations under the Care Act 2014
  • Dealing with matters arising under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and managing Adults Social Care cases including:
    - Deprivation of liberty safeguards and Court of Protection cases
    - Displacement of nearest relative
    - Ordinary residence
    - Responding to letters before claim
    - Coroners Inquests

Although Local Authority experience is desirable, my client is happy to consider those who are more junior or from a Private Practice background.

Whether you are seeking full time or part time, my client is happy to be flexible. This will be over a 3 month initial contract with the likelihood of extension thereafter, completely remote. So if you are knowledgeable within this field then please do get in touch!

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for shortlisting. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Leah Edgar in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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