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Adults junior

  • Location

    East Anglia, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:

    Locum

  • Salary:

    £19 - £25 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Leah Edgar

  • Email:

    leah.edgar@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    913377_1557819319

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 month+

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-19

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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We are looking for a hardworking and resilient paralegal to join the busy adult social care legal team within a well regarded Local Authority based in Easr Anglia.

A vacancy has arisen for an experienced Adults paralegal/junior to support the Adults lawyers and carry out DOLs. The successful candidate will also be required to undertake related adult protection team tasks, including:

  • Prep of Inquest bundles;
  • Court of Protection bundles;
  • Scheduling of dates and diaries;
  • Support related phone calls e.g. to Coroner's office

This role would be ideal for a junior paralegal looking to extend their skills within a Local Authority. A good knowledge and understanding of Mental Capacity Act proceedings and public law (judicial review) proceedings would be beneficial. Experience in a local authority social care legal team is desirable but not essential.

The successful candidate must have experience of dealing with routine legal enquiries and casework and have great organisation and bundling skills. The succesful Adults Paralegal must be able to work under pressure, manage competing deadlines and work as part of a support team and on their own initiative.

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 Leah Edgar in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultant boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.