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Adults Legal Assistant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £18 - £25 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Rayhaneh Tehrani

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


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We are delighted to be recruiting for an Adults Legal Assistant to join a well-regarded South London Borough Council. This great opportunity is an initially 3-month locum contract with potential to be further extended.

The Adults Legal Assistant will be supporting a team of Adults Social Services Lawyers, with matter such as adults safeguarding and the mental health act. They will also be holding their own caseload of Community Deprivation of Liberty applications (DOLS). Further duties include supporting Childcare Lawyers in some of their duties.

The Adults Legal Assistant will have knowledge of adults social services legislation and of supporting a team of Adults Social Services Lawyers. Further, they should also have experience of holding a caseload of Community Deprivation of Liberty applications (DOLS).

Prior experience of working in a local authority is highly desirable but not a requirement, as our client will happily consider those from other backgrounds.

If your experience matches this description then don't miss this great opportunity!

The Council are located close-by to public transport links and amenities such as cafes and shops.

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 Rayhaneh Tehrani in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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