Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer

  • Job Reference: 6798380/001
  • Date Posted: 14 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Midlands
  • Location: England, United Kingdom
  • Salary: £35.00 to £45.00 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: £35 - 45 per hour
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer – £35 to £45 per hour – East Midlands


Venn Group’s specialist legal team are recruiting for a Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer for a Local Authority based in the East Midlands.


This role is an initial 6-month contract on a full time basis, with the possibility of flexible working.


Applications are welcome from qualified Solicitors, Barristers or Legal Executives with relevant experience; ideally gained from within local government.


Duties of the role will include:

  • Handling a Court of Protection caseload, including advising on the Mental Capacity Act 2005, and the Mental Health Act 1983

  • Providing advice and support with inquests and human rights assessments

  • Guiding on applications to invoke the Inherent Jurisdiction of the High Court

  • Advising on challenges and progressing cases of dispute to the Secretary of State for determination 

For more information about the position, please contact Tom Hoult or Ameisha Clark on 0121 616 0660. Alternatively email your CV to midlandslegal@venngroup.com


We look forward to receiving your application


Venn Group acts as an employment agency and an employment business. 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.