Adult Social Care Lawyer

LAW Absolute
East Sussex
£30.00 - £35.00 per hour
19 Dec 2018
19 Jan 2019
Full time
Contract type

LAW Absolute are working with a local authority based in  Sussex who are actively seeking an Adult Social Care Lawyer for three months with possible extension on a full time basis.

The successful Adult Social Care Lawyer will be required to start in the New Year and will be required to deal with the following:

  • Advise on the full remit of adult social care issues to include DOLs applications,
  • No recourse to public funds,
  • Court of protection applications,
  • Mental capacity issues and ordinary residence.
  • Have a good understanding of the Care Act 2014 and ideally have some childcare exposure.

Our client is ideally seeking candidates with local authority experience however, candidates from the private sector are encouraged to apply. Due to the urgency around the position, you will be required to be available on no more than two weeks’ notice.

If you would like to obtain further information, please send your updated CV to

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

At LAW Absolute 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 every candidate individually.

If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained. LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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