Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer

  • Job Reference: TGH/6869690
  • Date Posted: 12 August 2019
  • Recruiter: Venn Group Limited
  • Location: South East (Home Counties)
  • Salary: £35.00 to £45.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Contract - 6 months+
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer - £35 to £45 p/h – Southern Home Counties

Venn Group’s specialist legal team are delighted to be recruiting for an Adult Social Care Lawyer to join a dynamic Local Authority in the Southern Home Counties. This contract is expected to start at the beginning of October and is offered for an initial period of 6 months, but there is the possibility for this to be extended or to be made permanent. Home working is available and the authority will consider both part-time (3 days) and full-time applicants.

The ideal candidate will be a Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive possessing previous Adult Social Care experience gained working within local government, however the authority will consider Lawyers who have experience of Adult Social Care from a private practice perspective or local government experience from another area of law.

Duties may include:

  • Dealing with Court of Protection caseload, including advice on Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Providing advice under Mental Health Act 1983
  • Attending tribunals defending disability discrimination claims and reasonable adjustments
  • Providing advice on application of the inherent jurisdiction
  • Drafting statements, applications and orders
  • Defending Judicial review proceedings in relation to community care matters

An attractive rate of between £35 to £45 p/h umbrella is offered dependant on experience.

For further information, please contact Tom Hoult or Ben Watts on 0121 616 0681 or alternatively send your CV to midlandslegal@venngroup.com.

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.