Adult Social Care Lawyer

Posted 18 June 2024
Salary Negotiable depending on PQE
LocationNorth West
Job type Temporary
Discipline Legal & Governance Recruitment
Contact NameLiberty Parker

Job description

Our client, a Local Authority based in the North-West, is currently recruiting for a locum Adult Social Care Lawyer on an initial 3-month contract.

The position is due to start immediately and the hourly rate is negotiable, subject to PQE and candidate expectations.

The role can be conducted predominantly from home, with court attendance required, and previous Local Government experience will be essential for the role.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Acting in court of protection matters

  • Preparing and representing the organisation in court of protection matters

  • Advising on all aspects of adult safeguarding law

  • Advising on plans and assessments for vulnerable adults

  • Advising on the duties of the organisation under the Care Act

Experience required:

  • Strong Adult Social Care experience

  • Relevant Professional Qualification – Solicitor, Barrister, FCILEX

Working hours:

  • 3 days per week

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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