Adult Social Lawyer

LAW Absolute
London (Greater)
£20.00 - £45.00 per hour
Closing date
12 Mar 2021

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Practice area
Social care
2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years
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Job Details

A local authority based in London is seeking an Adult Social Services Lawyer for three months initially. The role will ideally start in the next couple of weeks.

Our client is seeking an Adults Lawyer to undertake the following:

-               Provide advice under the Care Act 2014,

-               Advice on the councils responsibilities to persons with no recourse to public funds,

-               Mental Capacity Act 2005 matters,

-               Deprivation of liberty,

-               COP,

-               Judicial review and

-               SEN matters.

Our client is looking for someone with excellent organisational and time management skills who can bring a positive influence on developing the working practices of the team.  It is essential that you have experience carrying a full and varied adult social care caseload as you will pick up an existing caseload from the outset. Previous local government adult social care experience would be advantageous. Please only apply for the role if you have experience in all of the areas listed above.

In order to apply for the role, please send a copy of your updated CV to

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.

At LAW Absolute 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 every candidate individually.

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