Our local authority client, based in the South West of the UK, is currently recruiting for a Social Care Lawyer on a 3-month temporary locum contract.
The position is due to start immediately on a full-time basis. The hourly rate on offer for position is up to £55 per hour UMB.
The ideal candidate will have experience working within Social Care law and most specifically within the local authority setting.
Duties will include (but are not limited to):
Overseeing and managing a Social Care caseload, supporting the Legal Services’ Out of Hours service to provide assistance to the Emergency Duty Team on matters of Childcare and Adult Social Care
Responding to requests for advice and representation from Council employees
Managing all aspects of Court representation as required
Representing the Council at Court and formal appeal hearings as required
Determining appeals under the Internal Dispute Resolution Procedure of the Local Government Pension Scheme and various internal appeal procedures where required
Social Care law experience
Local Authority experience
37 hours per week
Monday – Friday
Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.
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