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Adults Social Care Solicitor Maternity Cover

  • Location

    South East England, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:

    Locum

  • Salary:

    Up to £45 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Amy Swain

  • Email:

    amy.swain@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    917247_1589281543

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-06-11

  • Consultant:

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Adult Social Care Solicitor

£ Competitive

Locum/ 12 Month Maternity Cover

An opportunity has arisen for an Adults Solicitor to join a big, friendly local authority for 12 months in the next couple of weeks to cover a maternity leave.

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
  • Local Government experience within Adults 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

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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