Adult Social Care Lawyer

Recruiter
LAW Absolute
Location
Durham (County)
Salary
£25.00 - £35.00 per hour
Posted
17 Jun 2019
Closes
17 Jul 2019
Ref
HB/025752
Practice area
Mental health, Social care
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

ADULT SOCIAL CARE LAWYER NEEDED FOR NORTH EAST OF ENGLAND

LAW Absolute are assisting a local authority based close to Durham, who are vigorously seeking an Adult Social Care Lawyer for three months with possible extension on a full time basis.

It is essential that the successful candidate can start on short notice and will be required to deal with the following duties:

  • Advise 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,
  • Have a good understanding of the Care Act 2014 and ideally have some childcare exposure.

Our client is preferably seeking candidates with local authority experience however, candidates from the private sector are encouraged to apply. Due to the urgency around the position, you will be required to be available on no more than two weeks’ notice.

If you would like to obtain further information, please send your updated CV to Holly Bedi -  hbedi@lawabsolute.com

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained. LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.