Adult Social Care Locum

Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£27 - £35 Per Hour Rate is flexible depending on experience
Posted
08 Aug 2017
Closes
05 Sep 2017
Ref
LOW/6593100
Contact
Lauren Watts
Practice area
Mental health
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

An excellent opportunity for a Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer has arisen in the Home Counties for a busy and successful Local Authority legal team. The assignment is offered for an initial period of 3 months with the possibility of extension.

The successful applicant will have a thorough knowledge of adult social care law and practice, and will have managed their own busy caseload of matters in a Local Government environment.

The duties on a day-to-day basis are as follows;

  • Handling a caseload of complex legal matters with minimal supervision
  • Mental capacity, accommodation, contact, medical treatment and deprivation of liberty matters particularly within the context of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Judicial Reviews, both pre-action and in proceedings in respect of a wide variety of adult social care matters
  • Mental Health matters including admission, treatment and the appointment and displacement of nearest relatives under the Mental Health Act 1983

You must have a current Practicing certificate and be happy to have a DBS processed for this role. Travel throughout the County will be required so you must also be a driver.

An hourly rate of approximately £27 - £35 per hour and is a full time position.

To apply for this position, please contact Lauren Watts or Philippa Turner at Venn Group on 0121 616 0660, or email midlandslegal@venngroup.com.

At Venn Group, we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to all applications individually. If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Venn Group aim to achieve the highest standards so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.

Venn Group acts as an employment agency and an employment businessVenn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.

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