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Permanent Adult Social Care Lawyer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £51567 - £53576 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Emilia Casaus

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Sellick Partnership are delighted to be working with the London Borough of Hackney to help find an Adult Social Care Lawyer to join their progressive and welcoming team!

This is a lovely opportunity to join the well-regarded Hackney Council Legal Team on a permanent basis.

Hackney Council are looking for an Adult Social Care Lawyer with prior experience in the area of law, local authority experience is an added bonus but not a requirement if the Adult Social Care Lawyer has the relevant experience. The Adults Lawyer will be a qualified legal professional, i.e. solicitor, legal executive or barrister, with excellent communication skills and solutions focused.

As this Adult Social Care Lawyer position is permanent it offers all of the additional benefits provided by Hackney Council to permanent team members, including:

  • 27 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
  • Excellent pension with 31.5% employer contribution
  • Generous remuneration
  • Flexible working options
  • Family friendly
  • Range of discounts including subsidised gym membership
  • Health and wellbeing benefits
  • Friendly and supportive team
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Interesting, wide ranging work
  • Cyclescheme and free pool bikes

The salary for this role is £51,567-£53,576 per year, grade PO7. A great salary range!

Hackney Council's Adult Social Care Lawyers advise on all aspects of law concerned with the protection of vulnerable adults. The team deals with challenging and high-profile cases. As well as handling a complex caseload of both contentious and non-contentious matters, the Adult Social Care Lawyer will assist the Senior Lawyer to supervise other lawyers and members of staff within the section and deputise as required. Matters will include:

  • Court of Protection
  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • Mental Health
  • Ordinary Residence
  • Etc.

Hackney Council are currently offering flexible working arrangements, including both home-based and office working, amenable to whichever suits you best. Ad hoc office presence will be required but this is flexible.

If interested please provide a detailed CV and cover letter by Wednesday 20th October. If you would like an informal chat about the role please contact Juliet Babb, Hackney Council Team Leader - People, to discuss.

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