Locum NHS Legal Officer

Venn Group - Birmingham
West Midlands
£15 - 25 per hour
Closing date
16 May 2021
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Locum NHS Legal Officer – West Midlands – 8 Months – Office Based/Remote Working – £15-£25 per hour Umbrella


Venn Group’s specialist legal team are currently working with a reputable NHS Trust in the West Midlands area who are recruiting for a Legal Officer to join their department.


This is a full-time assignment, however candidates who can only offer part-time availability possessing relevant experience will also be considered. This role will be offered for an initial period of 8 Months with the possibility of extension, and will be partly remote working and partly office based.


This role will involve handling HM Coroner referrals, clinical negligence and employer liability claims.


Duties may include:


  • Coordinating a caseload of clinical negligence and public liability claims

  • Ensuring the organisation is compliant with Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) and HM Coroner Rules & Regulations

  • Liaising with NHSR, HM Coroner and their officers, police and external solicitors instructed to represent the Trust and/or panel solicitors

  • Providing advice on matters regarding claims management, Coronial law and, where appropriate, on healthcare related legal matters under the direction of the Senior Legal Officer and/or Head of Legal

  • Identifying potential contentious claims and complex inquests and highlighting them to the Senior Legal Officer or Head of Legal


    An hourly rate of £15-£25 per hour Umbrella is offered for this position.


    For further information, please contact Will Pardoe or Connie Ross on 0121 616 0660, alternatively email midlandslegal@venngroup.com


    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.

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