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Permanent Adult Social Care Lawyer

  • Location

    Buckinghamshire, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £41000 - £51000 per annum + D.O.E

  • Consultant:

    Chelsey Newsom

  • Email:

    chelsey.newsom@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    918397_1606386113

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-07

  • Consultant:

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Permanent Adult Social Care Lawyer

£41-51,000 PER ANNUM

Sellick Partnership has been asked to assist with the permanent recruitment of an Adult Social Care Lawyer to join a local authority based in the Home Counties region.

The successful Adult Social Care Lawyer will either have experience of working in a local authority undertaking adult social care matters from newly qualified through to experience or alternatively someone from a private practice setting which has exposure to adult social care matters ideally with court of protection or mental health that has transferable skills for the position.

The role itself will require you to handle your own caseload of adult social care matters which will include court of protection, deprivation of liberty, no recourse to public funds, mental health matters and assessments. Advocacy is now required for the role but is strongly encouraged and training can be provided in this area. You will be required to provide advice across the service and build up strong relationships with clients and work well in a team.

You will report directly to the Team Leader and be part of a team of 3 so it is imperative that you are a team player and able to grasp the work quickly in order to meet the demands of the work.

Our client offers an excellent working environment and having placed candidates both temporarily and permanently there, they have an great track record of providing support in terms of development and training required. The team work well together and assist each other with their cases.

We encourage interested applicants seeking part time or full time 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 Chelsey Newsom in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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