Court Of Protection Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Salary To Negotiation
Closing date
9 Mar 2021
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Community Care Court of Protection Solicitor , Southampton

My client is a well known firm who are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic qualified court of protection solicitor to join their Southampton team.

The firm are known for their community care advice and you will ideally have both community care and court of protection experience.

You will have knowledge of :

Care Act Assessments

Advising on the assessments of social care needs of adults under the Care Act 2014 at home or in care homes

Reviewing refusals by local authorities to assess individuals and/or provide care and support

Advising on how needs can be met and disputing the level of support/ways in which support is provided

Advising on challenging the use of reviews to cut care packages

Financial Assessments & Charging

Advising on how care can be funded and organised, such as supported living, shared lives schemes or residential care

Issues relating to direct payments and personal budgets

Continuing Healthcare/ NHS Funded Care

Advising on eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding

Challenging the withdrawal and any changes to NHS CHC

The making and registering of LPA's

The deputyship application process

S21 DOLS applications & other health and welfare issues

Ideally you'll have upwards of 2 years PQE, ideally you'll have law society accreditation or a desire to get to that level.

Flexible working is available.


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0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
M3 3EB
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