Lawyer (Adult Care Team)

Torquay, Devon
£30,756 - £33,136
19 Mar 2019
19 Apr 2019
Practice area
Mental health, Social care
Full time
Contract type

Lawyer (Adult Care Team)

Torbay Council 

Grade I SCP 34-37 £30,756 - £33,136

Permanent, full time

We currently have exciting opportunities for Lawyers and Legal Officers to join our dynamic and growing Legal Department during a period of transformation within Torbay Council. We are looking for confident, enthusiastic and motivated individuals with the necessary skills to join our excellent and friendly team.

We require an enthusiastic solicitor or legal executive. This is a unique opportunity to develop existing skills supporting our clients in advising adult social care and community health teams within Torbay Council and Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, providing legal advice across a wide area of adult services law, including Community Care, Mental Health, Mental Capacity and adult social care matters.

You will be a flexible team player with excellent communication and IT skills, and be able to work to deadlines supporting the team with a varied and busy caseload.

We would welcome applications from experienced and newly qualified candidates.

For an informal discussion, please contact Janine Bond, Senior Solicitor/Team Leader, or Jenny Matheson, Senior Lawyer, on 01803 207149 or 01803 207158.

For further information and to apply for this vacancy and our other Legal Department opportunities, please visit

Please note - if you have seen this position advertised on a Jobs Board that asks you to submit a CV, we do not advertise on these sites and we do not accept CV’s. If you wish to apply, please visit the Torbay Council website and search for Jobs to apply. We only accept Applications for Employment on a Torbay Council Application form.

Closing date: 23 April 2019