Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer

Venn Group - Birmingham
West Midlands
£45 - 50 per hour
Closing date
25 Sep 2020

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Practice area
Social care
5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
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Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer – £45-50 per hour – West Midlands – Remote Working


Venn Group’s specialist legal team are delighted to be recruiting for an Adult Social Care Lawyer to join a Local Authority in the East Midlands. This contract is for an initial period of 12 months.


This assignment will operate on a remote working basis for the foreseeable future. However, please note there may be an expectation for some office based working if Government guidance should change.


The ideal candidate will be a Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive possessing previous Adult Social Care experience gained working within Local Government.


Duties may include:

  • Dealing with Court or Protection caseload, including advice on Mental Capacity Act 2005

  • Providing advice under Mental Health Act 1983

  • Attending tribunals defending disability discrimination claims and reasonable adjustments

  • Providing advice on application of the inherent jurisdiction

  • Drafting statements, applications and orders

  • Advice on all aspects of community care under both the Care Act 2014 and National Assistance Act 1984

  • Defending Judicial review proceedings in relation to community care matters


A rate of between £45 and £50 per hour Umbrella is offered (dependant on experience) – this contract is deemed to be inside IR35. The client is ideally looking for someone to work on a full-time basis but part-time candidates are also encouraged to apply.


For further information, please contact Will Pardoe or Philippa Stoate on 0121 616 0660 or alternatively send your CV to midlandslegal@venngroup.com.


Venn Group aim to deliver the highest standards, so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.


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

Venn Group is an acknowledged leader in professional interim recruitment, dedicated to helping our clients fill critical skills gaps with experienced contractors, locums and temporary staffing solutions. 

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
  • Waterloo House
  • 20 Waterloo Street
  • Birmingham
  • B2 5TB
  • GB
  • 0121 616 0660
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