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NHS Healthcare Paralegal

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, In-House

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  • Salary:


  • Consultant:

    Holly Lewis Davies

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


NHS Healthcare Paralegal
Contract -Full-time
£15 per hour

About the Role:
A Central London NHS Trust requires a Paralegal to join the team and assist the Legal Services team for a minimum of 4-6 months. The role will involve assistance with the co-ordination of defence of all clinical negligence and personal injury claims against the Trust, and the management of inquests involving the Trust. The successful Paralegal will be required to manage claims from initial receipt to conclusion along with a small inquest case load.

Key Requirements
The ideal candidate for this Healthcare Paralegal role will have:

  • Law degree or conversion course or Level 6 or equivalent qualification with CILEX
  • NHS legal experience is beneficial
  • Knowledge of tort negligence, contract law, statutes, data protection and security is preferable
  • Good understanding of risk management

Key responsibilities
The successful candidate for this Healthcare Paralegal role will be required to:

  • Deal with claims management
  • Acknowledge and correspond with claimants and their representatives
  • Dealing with a small inquest caseload
  • Liaise with staff involved in claims, undertake investigations and obtain written comments and statements
  • Correspond with panel solicitors and provide timely responses to requests

On Offer

  • Minimum 6 month contract
  • £15 per hour
  • Central London Location
  • NHS experience

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 Holly Lewis-Davies in our London office for a confidential discussion on 0203 741 8189/ holly.lewis-davies@sellickpartnership.co.uk

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