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Clinical Negligence Solicitor

NHS Wales
Cardiff, Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum
Closing date
17 May 2021

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Clinical Negligence Solicitor

NWSSP Legal & Risk Services Clinical Negligence team requires a talented and committed Clinical Negligence Solicitor. The team manages clinical negligence claims on behalf of Local Health Boards and NHS Trusts in Wales.

The ideal candidate for the above position must have extensive relevant experience, good communication skills, a confident approach to work, the ability to prioritise and be able to work well with the team and clients. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate our core values:

  • Listening and Learning
  • Working Together  
  • Taking Responsibility
  • Innovating

Whilst the role is formally based in our offices in Cardiff, there is considerable scope to work remotely for the majority of the time.  

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 10th May 2021

We are committed to flexible working and equal opportunities.

If you are short listed for interview you will be contacted by email using the email address with which you registered. Please ensure that you check your email account regularly.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff awaiting redeployment. We therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

When applying for this post it is essential that you read the Job Description and Person Specification (where available) and demonstrate how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the person specification. Only candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification will be shortlisted.

To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa, unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK.  If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.


NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership ( NWSSP)  Legal & Risk Services have the following vacancy:

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership ( NWSSP)  Legal & Risk Services

Newly Qualified Defendant General Advisory & Clinical Negligence Litigation  Solicitor (Full-time)

We are an in-house team based in Cardiff providing healthcare advice and handling litigation for NHS Wales.

We are looking for an enthusiastic solicitor to assist and provide support to the NHS Continuing Healthcare team and also assist in the provision of general advice to Health Boards in Wales and the conduct of defendant clinical negligence litigation.

Ideally, you should have some experience in the following areas:

- continuing health care;
- defendant clinical negligence;
- NHS general advisory work.

This post will be a 3 year contract (with possible extension) subject to satisfactory completion of probationary period.

Please apply in writing with CV and detailed covering letter to:

Closing date:  27th May 2011. Interviews are likely to be held week commencing 6th June 2011

No agencies.

Salary: Agenda for Change Band 7


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