Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £45 - £50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lauren Watts

  • Contact email:

    l.watts@panoramicassociates.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    LW/83568_1659726177

  • Duration:

    6 months+

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Lauren Watts

Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer

London (remote working)

6 months initial contract

£50+ per hour

We at Panoramic Associates are currently working with a Local Authority based in London who are looking for a Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer to join them for an initial 6 months contract. The successful candidate will be able to work completely from home however, there is opportunity to attend the office 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

To discuss the role and day to day duties in more detail, please click apply and/or please contact Lauren Watts on 0117 332 8090 or Maya Hingorani on 0117 284 0082.