Lawyer (Adult Social Care) x 2

Location
Haringey, London (Greater)
Salary
£43,734-£50,733
Posted
14 Feb 2019
Closes
10 Mar 2019
Practice area
Social care
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Lawyer (Adult Social Care) x 2

Grade: PO4-PO5

Salary: £43,734-£50,733

This is an exciting time to join a committed in-house legal team, which is delivering an efficient and high quality legal service to enable the council to deliver its Borough Plan priorities. We are looking for confident, motivated people with strong communication and influencing skills to be part of our excellent and friendly legal team. 

About the role

This role is vital for the Council’s safeguarding agenda and it supports internal clients by providing advice and assistance on all aspects of work relating to adult safeguarding, service provision disputes and judicial reviews.

About you

You will have at least 2 years strong experience of delivering advice in respect of Adult Services. You will demonstrate knowledge of the law and practice in relation to community care, mental health, mental capacity and adult safeguarding matters. You will have had experience of dealing with Judicial Review and Court of Protection litigation.

For an informal and confidential discussion about this post, please contact Haydee Nunes de Souza, Principal Lawyer – Social Care on 020 8489 5926.

For more information and to apply please go to http://haringey.gov.uk/jobs-and-training where you can complete your application online.