Adult Social Care Lawyer

  • Job Reference: 00023554-1
  • Date Posted: 5 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £35.00 to £48.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Venn Group
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Job Description

Venn Group’s specialist legal team are delighted to be recruiting for two Adult Social Care Lawyers to join a dynamic Local Authority in the Hertfordshire on a full-time basis to cover maternity leave until February 2020.


The ideal candidate will be a Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive possessing previous Adult Social Care experience gained working within Local Government.


Duties may include:


  • Providing legal advice and assistance to the Health and Community Services and Children’s Services Departments to ensure that the decisions made by the client departments are within the legal boundaries
  • Providing advice to the Public Health Department if required by the Principal Lawyer (Adults, Children and Education)
  • Offering legal advice and assistance if require out of normal working hours to Approved Mental Health Professionals in relation to mental health matters
  • Advising predominantly on Adult Social care matters but when required providing advice on employment and contract issues


An attractive rate of between £35 and £48 per hour is offered, dependant on experience.


For further information, please contact Connie Ross or Ben Watts on 0121 616 0681 or alternatively send your CV to


Venn Group aim to deliver the highest standards, so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.


At Venn Group, we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to all applications individually. If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.