Locum Adult Social Care Paralegal

East Midlands
£23 - £26 Per Hour
14 Feb 2019
14 Mar 2019
Sophie Powell
Practice area
Social care
Full time
Contract type

Locum Adult Social Care Paralegal

An opportunity has arisen for a Locum Adult Social Care Paralegal to assist with a caseload for a busy Local Authority in the East Midlands. The assignment is offered for an initial period of 3 months but there is a possibility of further extension.

Applications are welcome from Paralegals or Legal Assistants, ideally with previous experience working within a Local Government organisation. This would be a good opportunity for a Solicitor from a Private Practice background who would like to get an insight into public childcare law. A good grasp of various IT systems and applications is essential.

The position is offering a rate of between £23-26 per hour umbrella dependent upon experience.

Duties will include:

  • Performing administrative duties to support adult social care cases from start to finish
  • Assisting with deprivation of liberty matters for the Council
  • Undertaking legal work such as preparing statements and preparing bundles for court
  • Liaising with local authorities, private firms, courts and independent organisations as required
  • Drafting a wide range of legal documents and correspondence
  • Attending pre-proceeding, legal planning meetings and shadowing Solicitors in Court

To apply please contact Sophie Powell or Tom Hoult on 0121 616 0681 or email your CV to midlandslegal@venngroup.com. This is a full time position, however flexible working hours will be considered for the right candidate. Some homeworking may also be considered after an initial induction period.

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 deliver the highest standards and have been accredited with IIP and ISO accreditation, 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.

We look forward to your application.

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