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Adult Social Care Locum Lawyer

  • £50 - £55 per hour
  • Devon
  • Posted: 17/05/2021
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: 215284297

Job Details

Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer- 3+ PQE- Devon / Home Working. Great opportunity to join a thriving local authority in their Adult Social Care team provide maternity leave cover. Inside IR35, start date June For more information please call Felicity Simpson on 020 7183 8586 and quote Job Ref: 4297

This busy local authority is looking for an experienced and motivated Adult Social Care Lawyer to join the Legal Services team on a temporary basis, whilst covering a period of maternity leave. The role will deal primarily with Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard challenges and Mental Capacity Act decision-making, however the successful candidate will also be required to assist in other areas of Adult Social Care including Ordinary Residence disputes, Care Act duties and Mental Health Act matters. The successful Adult Social Care Lawyer will oversee the whole process of each case from pre-proceedings through to completion of the final hearing. It’s fast-paced and hard work at times, but having such a significant influence mean you’ll play a huge role in ensuring successful outcomes for the adults concerned. Your contributions will help to ensure vulnerable adults are supported to live as independently as possible. Our client is looking for someone who can hit the ground running so experience in Adult Social Care law is essential. Local authority experience is not necessary. The appointed person must be a practising Solicitor, Barrister or Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, and have demonstrable post-qualification legal experience. Local Government experience is not essential but some experience of advising on the Mental Capacity Act is required for this post. Regular homeworking is available with this role however occasional office presence and attendance to hearings may be required.

If you would like further information or would be interested to apply for this vacancy please contact Felicity Simpson on 020 7183 8586 or email or contact us via LinkedIn

eNL is handling a number of Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer vacancies throughout the UK. 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).