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Adult Care Lawyer (Local Authority0 - Leicestershire

  • Job reference: LSACL/2606
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: Service Care Legal are currently looking for an Adult Social Care Lawyer for a Local Authority in Leicestershire. Please see below further details about the position, and just let me know if you wish to be considered.

ROLE: Adult Social Care Lawyer
RATE:£35 to £45 per hour
CONTRACT:Initial 3 months, strong change of being extended beyond

The Role
*Managing a caseload of adult social care work through to completion
*Matters will consist of community care, adult protection issues and Education responsibilities of the council
*Providing appropriate recommendations and advice to officers of the Authority, members and the Cabinet/committees/panels, case conferences and other inter-agency meetings as appropriate
*To assist and advise more junior members of staff with the complex and varied caseloads

The Person

*A qualified Solicitor / Lawyer / Legal Executive with at least 2 years' PQE
*Previous working within a local authority and its adult social care department is essential
*A thorough knowledge of the law relating to Court of Protection legal matters

If this is a position of interest, please feel free to give me a call on 01772 208969, or email