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Adult Social Care Lawyer

  • Job reference: LSLCCL/0105
  • Location: East London, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: We are currently looking for a Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer to join a growing London Borough council to assist with a variety of complex caseloads. Due to high volumes of work, this position would suit someone with previous Locum experience within the public sector.

ROLE: Senior Lawyer
DEPARTMENT:Adult Social Care
LOCATION:London
RATE:DOE
CONTRACT:Initial 6 months, strong change of being extended beyond

The Role
*To assist in planning, co-ordinating and undertaking the legal work in respect of the Councils Court of Protection, Adult Social Care and some employment caseloads
*Undertaking Court of Protection welfare work
*Advising on mental capacity, community care, deprivation of liberty safeguards, mental health and safeguarding
*To assist and advise more junior members of staff with the complex and varied caselaods
The Person
*A qualified Solicitor / Lawyer / Legal Executive with at least 2 years PQE
*Ideally worked in a similar position within a local government
*A thorough knowledge of the law relating to Court of Protection legal matters

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Lloyd Stanley on:

(T) 01772 208969
(E) lloyd.stanley@servicecare.org.uk.
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We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who may be interested in this role. Please contact Lloyd on 01772 208969 with any referrals.

Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.