Part-time Adult Social Care Lawyer

Employer
Venn Group - London
Location
London
Salary
£35 - 45 per hour
Closing date
21 Sep 2020

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Venn Group are currently recruiting for a part-time adult social care lawyer to join a South London based local authority. This is to be a long-term three-year contract with the option for it to become a fixed term role.

The candidate will be expected to provide specialist legal advice in relation to the below:

  • Provide advice to the client department in respect of their obligations under the Care Act 2014
  • Advise on the Council’s responsibilities to persons who have no recourse to public funds
  • Deal with matters arising under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and conduct Court of Protection cases
  • Advise on the Council’s responsibilities under the Mental Health Act 1983
  • Deal with both threats of and extant Judicial Review proceedings

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • 3 + years’ experience in local government
  • Knowledge of the Coronavirus Act 2020
  • Knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Mental Health Act 1983

Due to the high number of applicants for this role, if you do not hear back from us regarding this locum opportunity within seven days then you have not been shortlisted for this vacancy.

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.

If you or anyone you know may be interested in this locum position or other legal positions, then please contact Suborna Akthar on 020 7557 7667 or sakthar@venngroup.com

By engaging with Venn Group you are selecting a recruitment consultancy that is set up to meet the demands of the contract and interim job market. Our infrastructure, training and service are all intricately designed to provide you with a reliable and effective response.

Our recruitment consultants will take the time to get to know the opportunities you seek in your next assignment and will guide you through the recruitment process with the attention to detail we are known for.

Having dedicated ourselves to providing contract and interim staff over two decades, we have forged long-standing relationships with many regular hirers for contract or project resources.

Contact Us
  • Cottons Centre
  • Hays Lane
  • London
  • SE1 2QP
  • GB
  • 0207 557 7667
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