Adult Social Care Solicitor – Initial 3 months – Ongoing basis - Full Time
Venn Group’s specialist legal team are currently working with a busy Local Authority in London, who are known for their excellent team culture, who are recruiting for an Adult Social Care Lawyer to join their department.
This is a full-time assignment (36 hours per week), currently remote working available, with initially 3 months being offered on a rolling basis. The rate is £29.10/per hour umbrella.
This a brilliant opportunity for an experienced Lawyer to become part of a proactive Local Authority and support the Adult Social Care team. The ideal candidate will have prior experience working within Local Government and will be able to hit the ground running in this role.
We are looking for an experienced individual, used to working in a busy office within a social care team in a Local Authority. The successful applicant will manage a caseload of adult social care work to include:
- welfare and Deprivation of Liberty applications in the Court of Protection,
- Ordinary Residence disputes, threats of Judicial Review,
- No Recourse to Public Funds,
- and other casework relating to Adult Social Care.
The successful candidate will also have good practical knowledge of the Care Act 2014, the Mental Capacity Act 2005 including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and knowledge of The Mental Health Acts, and manage matters in the County Court, High Court, Administrative Court and Court of Protection.
The idea candidate will have a hard-working manner and enthusiastic attitude, as well as excellent technical skills. They will also need strong organisational skills to progress cases, as they will be exposed to a huge variety and complex work across many interesting legal fields including community care, mental health and mental capacity law.
Interested? For further information, please contact Imogen Boles Gray on 020 7557 7667, alternatively email email@example.com.
This role is to start as soon as possible therefore please do not hesitate in applying.
Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.