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Adults Social Care Locum

  • Location

    South East England, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £45 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Amy Swain

  • Email:


  • Reference:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    June 2020

  • Consultant:


Adults (ASC) Solicitor

£ Competitive

Locum- 12 Months

An opportunity has arisen for an Adults Solicitor to join a big, welcoming local authority for 12 months from June/ July 2020 to cover a maternity leave. Candidates from both a private and public sector background will be considered and the local authority are flexible around advocacy.

As an ASC Solicitor you will be joining the Community Care team carrying a varied caseload of Adult Social Care matters, such as Court of Protection and Deprivation of Liberty safeguards. Duties will include:

Key responsibilities:

  • Making/ responding to Court of Protection applications, covering welfare cases, financial cases and Section 21A
  • Representing clients
  • Advising on assessments under the Care Act
  • Advising on Ordinary Residence
  • Representing clients

Required skills and experience:

  • Qualified solicitor with proven experience in ASC Law
  • A thorough understanding/ experience of Deprivation of Liberty safeguards

Benefits of the role:

  • Flexible working arrangements- with generous working from home opportunities
  • Flexibility around conducting advocacy
  • Substantial contract length
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • A great opportunity for someone from private practice looking for a move into the public sector
  • Be part of a genuinely welcoming team

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for this role, please contact Amy Swain on 0161 834 1642, alternatively email amy.swain@sellickpartnership.co.uk

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