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Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer

South West
Remote Working
Remote Working
£45.00 to £55.00 Per Day
Job Type
6 Sep 2022

Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer - West Midlands - Predominantly Remote Working - Rate (negotiable D.O.E)

Venn Group's specialist legal team are currently working with a reputable Local Authority in the West Midlands area who are recruiting for a Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer to join their department.

The role is offered for an initial period of 3 Months with a likelihood of a further extension and will be worked on a remote basis. However, occasional attendance will be required at court, key meetings and hearings when necessary.

The ideal candidate will be a Lawyer, Solicitor or Barrister with prior experience working within Local Government carrying a full and varied caseload.

Duties may include:

  • Providing advice under the Mental Health Act 1983, including displacement of nearest relative, Deprivation of Liberty, Place of Safety, s117 aftercare
  • Advocating in the Court of Protection
  • Providing advice on application of the inherent jurisdiction and drafting statements, applications and orders
  • Advising on aspects of community care under both the Care Act 2014 and National Assistance Act 1948, including ordinary residence, direct payments and personal budgets, vulnerable adults, appointeeship/deputyship
  • Defending Judicial review proceedings in relation to community care matters and disputing age assessments

This position is offered on a negotiable rate dependent on individual experience levels. Candidates with experience working within adult social care are welcome to apply and discuss the rate that would best suit them.

Please apply for this role online or contact Will Pardoe or Connie Ross via phone or email for further information.

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates. All salaries and PQE ranges stated serve only as a guide and all applicants will be considered on their individual merits.

Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer - West Midlands - Predominantly Remote Working - Rate (negotiable D.O.E)

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  • Job Reference: 705431008-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
    Venn Group
  • Location: South West
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £45.00 to £55.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent