Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer – East Midlands – initial 3 months+ – Remote Working – £40-50 per hour (Umbrella)
Venn Group’s specialist legal team are currently working with a reputable Local Authority in the East Midlands area who are recruiting for a Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer to join their department.
Ideally, the client would prefer this assignment to be worked on a full-time basis however candidates possessing part-time availability with relevant experience may also be considered.
This role is offered for an initial period of 3 Months with the possibility of extension and will be worked on a fully remote basis for the foreseeable future.
This opportunity is suitable for a qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive with professional experience gained within Local Government.
Duties may include:
Instructing on aspects of community care under both the Care Act 2014 and National Assistance Act 1948, including ordinary residence, direct payments and personal budgets, vulnerable adults, appointeeship/deputyship
Appearing in the Court of Protection for both health and welfare and property and financial affairs related matters
Defending Applications for Judicial Review in the Administrative Court
Handling matters concerning continuing Health Care funding, s117 Mental Health Act 1983, adult safeguarding and debt recovery of care fees
Defending Judicial review proceedings in relation to community care matters and disputing age assessments
An hourly rate of £40 to 50 per hour (umbrella) is offered for this position.
For further information, please contact Philippa Stoate or Connie Ross on 0121 616 0660, alternatively email email@example.com
Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.