Legal Sevices Manager

Location
West Yorkshire
Salary
£192 Per Day Dependent on experience
Posted
15 Jan 2019
Closes
12 Feb 2019
Ref
EEK/2755120
Contact
Emily Kirkpatrick
Position
Head of Legal
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

Keywords: Legal Services Manager, NHS, Inquest, Personal Injury, Freedom of Information

An NHS Trust in West Yorkshire requires a Legal Services Manager to oversee their team for an initial interim period of three months, with the likelihood of extension, whilst they recruit to the substantive post.

Day to day duties:

  • Managing the Trusts Legal Services Department including management of; clinical negligence, EL & PL claims, vehicle accident claims, coroner inquests, subject access requests, police requests/ notices of intended prosecution and FOI requests
  • Directly line managing Legal Service Coordinators
  • Providing legal advice to Trust managers
  • Setting KPIs to manage the services performance
  • Reporting directly into the Head of Legal Services/ Trust Solicitor and deputising for the Head of Legal Services/ Trust Solicitor when required


Although desirable NHS Senior Management experience is not essential, however interested candidates should have previous managerial experience surrounding claims or inquests.
Candidates wishing to apply should be educated to degree level (in a relevant subject (e.g. LLB Law) with a relevant post-graduation qualification.
Travel to other sites may be necessary from time to time so driving license and access to a vehicle is desirable.

For further information, please contact Liam Wilkinson or Emily Kirkpatrick at Venn Group.

Venn Group aim to deliver 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 business and is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.

Keywords: Legal Services Manager, NHS, Inquest, Personal Injury, Freedom of Information