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Adult Social Care Paralegal

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    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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    Rayhaneh Tehrani

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    8 months ago

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Sellick Partnership is currently assisting a local authority based in London with the recruitment of an Adult Social Care Paralegal for an initial 3 month basis.


This is an exciting opportunity to join a large, friendly team within a sought-after local authority. The role allows for autonomy and you will be able to carry your own individual caseload under supervision. The work will be varied and provide excellent experience across many interesting legal fields including community care, mental health and mental capacity law. The main duties for this role include:


  • Supporting the lawyers within the team to progress cases
  • Drafting pleadings
  • Administrative preparation of welfare and Deprivation of Liberty authorisation cases in the Court of Protection
  • Ordinary Residence disputes
  • Threats of Judicial Review and other casework relating to Adult Social Care


The successful candidate will ideally come from a local authority background, although this is not essential if a good understanding of public law in practice is demonstrated.


In return, this local authority offer a fantastic range of benefits. The office is well located, situated within close proximity of shops and restaurants. The Adult Social Care team are very sociable and have created a lovely working atmosphere, making this an enjoyable place to work. Local transport links are excellent, ensuring a steady commute to the office from London and the surrounding areas.


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


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