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Legal Officer (Adults)

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Job ID:

17279

Practice Area(s):

Adult Social Care

Location:

Devon, South-West 

Role:

Legal Executive
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

27.05.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

Salary: £22,183 - £24,491

This is a brilliant opportunity to join a busy, committed in-house legal team, which delivers an efficient and high quality legal service to its clients, adult social care and community health teams within Torbay Council and Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation trust. We are looking for an experienced and motivated Adult Social Care legal professionals to be part of our friendly legal team.
 
This is an excellent opportunity to develop existing skills and support our clients by providing legal advice across a wide spectrum of adult services law, including community care, mental health, mental capacity and all adult social care matters, including adult safeguarding, ordinary residency disputes, judicial review, policy issues and court of protection litigation.
 
We are seeking to recruit to the following roles:
  • Senior Lawyer x 1
  • Lawyer x 1
  • Legal Officer x 1
All posts will carry a caseload. The Senior Lawyer will lead on and deal with more complex matters.
 
You will be a flexible team player with excellent communication and IT skills, and be able to work to deadlines supporting the team with a varied and busy caseload. We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running so experience in adult social care law is essential. Local authority experience is not necessary. In return we offer:
  • Generous salary
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing with length of service
  • A Career Average Re-valued Earnings (CARE) pension scheme through Peninsula Pensions
  • A great working environment with flexible hours
  • Family friendly benefits
  • A wide range of lifestyle discounts and health and wellbeing benefits
  • Learning and development opportunities
We would welcome applications from suitably experienced candidates. We would also consider applications from newly qualified candidates
 
Torbay Council is a COVID Secure Workplace and as such the legal team are currently working from home until further notice.  It is likely that a blend of home and office working will be adopted for officers within the legal department.

Closing date: 15 June 2021 17:00

For further information or to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below
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Torbay Council
Devon, South-West, United Kingdom

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Torbay Council
Devon, South-West, United Kingdom
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Legal Officer (Adults)

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Job ID:

17279

Practice Area(s):

Adult Social Care

Location:

Devon, South-West 

Role:

Legal Executive
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

27.05.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

Salary: £22,183 - £24,491

This is a brilliant opportunity to join a busy, committed in-house legal team, which delivers an efficient and high quality legal service to its clients, adult social care and community health teams within Torbay Council and Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation trust. We are looking for an experienced and motivated Adult Social Care legal professionals to be part of our friendly legal team.
 
This is an excellent opportunity to develop existing skills and support our clients by providing legal advice across a wide spectrum of adult services law, including community care, mental health, mental capacity and all adult social care matters, including adult safeguarding, ordinary residency disputes, judicial review, policy issues and court of protection litigation.
 
We are seeking to recruit to the following roles:
  • Senior Lawyer x 1
  • Lawyer x 1
  • Legal Officer x 1
All posts will carry a caseload. The Senior Lawyer will lead on and deal with more complex matters.
 
You will be a flexible team player with excellent communication and IT skills, and be able to work to deadlines supporting the team with a varied and busy caseload. We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running so experience in adult social care law is essential. Local authority experience is not necessary. In return we offer:
  • Generous salary
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing with length of service
  • A Career Average Re-valued Earnings (CARE) pension scheme through Peninsula Pensions
  • A great working environment with flexible hours
  • Family friendly benefits
  • A wide range of lifestyle discounts and health and wellbeing benefits
  • Learning and development opportunities
We would welcome applications from suitably experienced candidates. We would also consider applications from newly qualified candidates
 
Torbay Council is a COVID Secure Workplace and as such the legal team are currently working from home until further notice.  It is likely that a blend of home and office working will be adopted for officers within the legal department.

Closing date: 15 June 2021 17:00

For further information or to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below