Adult Social Care Lawyer

LAW Absolute
£35.00 - £45.00 per hour
02 Apr 2019
02 May 2019
Practice area
Mental health, Social care
Full time
Contract type

We are currently working with a local authority client who are actively seeking an Adult Social Care Lawyer for three months initially on a full time basis.

The successful Adult Social Care Lawyer will be required for an initial three month assignment.

The successful candidate will be expected to carry out the following duties: advising 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. You will be expected to have a good understanding of the Care Act 2014 and ideally have some childcare exposure.

You’ll also be expected to manage a personal caseload providing expert legal advice, support assistance and advocacy.

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, those with short notice periods will be considered.

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

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