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Adult Social Care Lawyer

  • £37 per hour
  • Cornwall
  • Posted: 11/12/2019
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: 215278419

Job Details

SUMMARY: Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer- 3+ PQE- Cornwall- Truro- Career enhancing opportunity to join a thriving local authority in their Adult Social Care team for a minimum of 3 months. This may be the role for you!! Please call Felicity Simpson on 0121 454 1004.

JOB TITLE: Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer
LOCATION: Cornwall- Truro
SALARY: Competitive

THE ROLE: A new requirement has arisen for an exceptional Adult Social Care Lawyer during an exciting period of transition for this thriving local authority team. In consultation with key institutions and departments, you will be providing an effective and efficient legal service to the Council's adult social care department. As an Adult Social Care Lawyer, you will need to be hands on in resolving a range of challenging legal issues arising under the Care Act 2014 including safeguarding, care fees and residence disputes. Your case load is likely to include Court of Protection matters, Community Care cases, mental health issues and Judicial Review.
You will be responsible for obtaining and evaluating evidence, preparing cases and conducting advocacy in court and before the relevant tribunals.

THE CANDIDATE:A qualified Solicitor or Barrister, you will have specific experience within Adult Social Care with a 'can-do' zealous enthusiasm and motivation to deliver an excellent service within this role. You will be equally as competent in case preparation as you are in conducting advocacy, and will have an outstanding track record in similar roles. Your sound judgement and ability to engage easily with people from various backgrounds will pay dividends within this role. Some regular homeworking is available with this role., and the authority would be open to considering condensed working hours or part-time arrangements.

SALARY & BENEFITS: An attractive hourly rate is on offer, alongside flexible working opportunities

If you would like further information or would be interested to apply for this vacancy please contact Felicity Simpson on 0121 454 1004 or email or contact us via LinkedIn

eNL is handling a number of Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer vacancies throughout the London and South East region. If you are a Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer looking for a move, call now for a confidential discussion. As part of our candidate care process we aim to respond to all applications within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please go to to register your interest for similar positions. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

In addition, if you know any Locum Adult Social Care Lawyers that may be interested, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).