Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer

  • Location

    England

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £60.00 - £62.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Katherine Sunderland

  • Contact email:

    k.sunderland@panoramicassociates.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    KS78213_1655111211

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Kate Sunderland

Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer

12 months initial contract

Remote working

£60+ per hour umbrella

Panoramic Associates are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority based in the West Midlands who are looking for a Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer to join them for a 12 month contract. The successful candidate will be able to work remotely however, there is opportunity to attend the office located in the West Midlands, if that is your preference.

The role will involve providing specialist legal advice to clients on a wide range of issues relating to Adult Social Care including Court of Protection, Mental Health and Ordinary Residence. You will be responsible for progressing and managing matters whilst conducting advocacy remotely on behalf of the Local Authority.

Essential criteria:

  • A qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister, alternatively, non-qualified Lawyers with substantial relevant experience will also be considered.
  • Good practical knowledge of The Care Act 2014, Mental Health Acts and the Mental Capacity Act 2005 including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
  • Recent experience of working in a local authority setting advising on Adult Social Care matters.
  • Experience of working independently with minimum supervision

They are ideally looking for someone on a full-time basis however, part-time applicants will also be considered.

Candidates will be shortlisted on a date received basis, therefore early application is advised.

To discuss the role and day to day duties in more detail, please click apply and/or please contact Kate Sunderland on 0117 409 4226 .