Interim Trust Consultant Solicitor

Recruiter
Hays Legal
Location
England, Bristol
Salary
£47092 - £58217 per annum
Posted
19 Feb 2018
Closes
19 Mar 2018
Ref
3238105
Contact
Harriet Chapman
Practice area
Personal injury
Position
Legal counsel
Sector
In-house
Hours
Part time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

Interim Trust Consultant Solicitor Job in Bristol (3 Days per week) Start Date 1st April

Your new role
My client are seeing an interim lawyer to provide part time maternity cover on a short term basis (17 weeks). The role is a job share for 3 days per week and the anticipated start date April 2018. This is a crucial role, which leads the healthcare legal team in providing essential legal support and advice as part of a dedicated in-house legal service in response to healthcare litigation, clinical negligence, personal injury and staff claims and Coroners Inquests.

Your new role
You will lead the team in undertaking factual investigations of clinical and non-clinical claims, drafting legal documentation taking account of relevant legislation and case law, reviewing evidence for and attending Coroner's Court and initiating High Court applications on healthcare matters. It also makes a key contribution to the Trust's wider improvement through supporting healthcare professionals in response to requests for advice and promoting effective learning from negligence cases and coroners inquests.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have excellent interpersonal skills to liaise with a wide cross-section of clinical and non-clinical staff, including members of the Trust Executive team. You will be a fully qualified solicitor or legal executive with a minimum of 3 year's post qualification experience, specialising in medical negligence and personal injury claims. This is an excellent role with the opportunity to work flexibly 3 days per week.

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