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Lawyer / Senior Lawyer (Adult Social Care)

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Job ID:

17864

Practice Area(s):

Adult Social Care, Litigation/Prosecutions

Location:

East of England 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Fixed-Term Contract Full-Time

Posted:

13.07.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

Lawyer Salary between £37,000 – £43,000 DOE
Senior Lawyer Salary between £43,500 - £49,500 DOE

Located in Huntingdon, Shefford or Northampton

12 Month Fixed Term Contract for Maternity Cover
 
We are happy to consider both full time (37 hours per week) and part time (at least 22.5 hours per week) applications for the position.
 
A fantastic opportunity to join an exciting, innovative law firm where you will be given the opportunity to learn and develop in your chosen field and excel in your career
 
LGSS Law Ltd is a true one of a kind.  Established in 2015 as an ‘Alternative Business Structure’ (ABS) we are wholly owned by public bodies. We pride ourselves on serving our communities with resilience, enthusiasm and focus.  Working for public sector and not for profit clients is our focus.  A significant proportion of the work we carry out will be for local authorities, however, we have over recent years grown our client base to include more than one hundred organisations across the public and not-for profit sectors.  Our clients including Clinical Commissioning Groups, Foundation Trusts, Charities and Fire Services
 
We have grown significantly in recent years and are rapidly expanding, with offices based in Huntingdon, Northampton and Shefford.  With over 150 members of staff, our Firm is made up of qualified legal officers, administrative support and finance officers.  We aim to develop our staff to enable them to reach their full potential and to find a career path suitable to each individual.
 
If the chance to play a part in this fast paced but increasingly interesting and challenging area of law interests you we want to hear from you.
 
MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Advise upon and conduct proceedings relating to the care and protection of adults with community care or mental health needs to secure the proper course of action and balanced and favourable judgments.
  • To act as a legal advisor to client organisations to ensure awareness of their safeguarding responsibilities and ensure compliance with statutory duties and obligations and to protect the best interests of the client organisations.
  • Develop and provide legal input in to training courses for social care and mental health workers and other relevant persons to increase the clients’ awareness of relevant legal issues and to increase their self-sufficiency.
  • Advise upon other maters relating to the law of adult’s health and social care as required by the client organisation.
Please note: to be considered for a Senior Lawyer position at LGSS Law you must have at least 10 years PQE.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with initiative, a proactive approach to problem solving and a real commitment to the job. In return for this we can offer you an excellent benefits package alongside a flexible, modern working environment equipped with the technology needed to enable you to balance the pressures of a busy role.
 
LGSS Law Benefits
  • Local Government Pensions Scheme – considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates.
  • Flexible working arrangements – we offer flexible hours and remote working with the aim to give everyone a balanced work / life ratio.
  • Family Friendly policies including excellent Maternity, Paternity and Adoption entitlements.
  • A generous minimum annual leave entitlement of 25 days, plus public holidays. With the option to purchase more annual leave!
For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

Closing date for applications: Friday 13 August @ midday

Interviews for this role will take place after 25 August 2021

Number of vacancies for the role: 1
 
PLEASE NOTE: we will only accept applications where a covering letter supporting and a CV is submitted.
 
Keywords: Lawyer, Adult Health and Social Care, Adult health, Social care, Law vacancy, Law jobs, Law, Law careers, Legal careers, Legal jobs, Legal vacancy
Employer Info
LGSS Law Ltd
East of England, United Kingdom

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LGSS Law Ltd
East of England, United Kingdom
Phone: 01223 699818
Web Site: http://www.lgsslaw.com/

Lawyer / Senior Lawyer (Adult Social Care)

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Job ID:

17864

Practice Area(s):

Adult Social Care, Litigation/Prosecutions

Location:

East of England 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Fixed-Term Contract Full-Time

Posted:

13.07.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

Lawyer Salary between £37,000 – £43,000 DOE
Senior Lawyer Salary between £43,500 - £49,500 DOE

Located in Huntingdon, Shefford or Northampton

12 Month Fixed Term Contract for Maternity Cover
 
We are happy to consider both full time (37 hours per week) and part time (at least 22.5 hours per week) applications for the position.
 
A fantastic opportunity to join an exciting, innovative law firm where you will be given the opportunity to learn and develop in your chosen field and excel in your career
 
LGSS Law Ltd is a true one of a kind.  Established in 2015 as an ‘Alternative Business Structure’ (ABS) we are wholly owned by public bodies. We pride ourselves on serving our communities with resilience, enthusiasm and focus.  Working for public sector and not for profit clients is our focus.  A significant proportion of the work we carry out will be for local authorities, however, we have over recent years grown our client base to include more than one hundred organisations across the public and not-for profit sectors.  Our clients including Clinical Commissioning Groups, Foundation Trusts, Charities and Fire Services
 
We have grown significantly in recent years and are rapidly expanding, with offices based in Huntingdon, Northampton and Shefford.  With over 150 members of staff, our Firm is made up of qualified legal officers, administrative support and finance officers.  We aim to develop our staff to enable them to reach their full potential and to find a career path suitable to each individual.
 
If the chance to play a part in this fast paced but increasingly interesting and challenging area of law interests you we want to hear from you.
 
MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Advise upon and conduct proceedings relating to the care and protection of adults with community care or mental health needs to secure the proper course of action and balanced and favourable judgments.
  • To act as a legal advisor to client organisations to ensure awareness of their safeguarding responsibilities and ensure compliance with statutory duties and obligations and to protect the best interests of the client organisations.
  • Develop and provide legal input in to training courses for social care and mental health workers and other relevant persons to increase the clients’ awareness of relevant legal issues and to increase their self-sufficiency.
  • Advise upon other maters relating to the law of adult’s health and social care as required by the client organisation.
Please note: to be considered for a Senior Lawyer position at LGSS Law you must have at least 10 years PQE.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with initiative, a proactive approach to problem solving and a real commitment to the job. In return for this we can offer you an excellent benefits package alongside a flexible, modern working environment equipped with the technology needed to enable you to balance the pressures of a busy role.
 
LGSS Law Benefits
  • Local Government Pensions Scheme – considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates.
  • Flexible working arrangements – we offer flexible hours and remote working with the aim to give everyone a balanced work / life ratio.
  • Family Friendly policies including excellent Maternity, Paternity and Adoption entitlements.
  • A generous minimum annual leave entitlement of 25 days, plus public holidays. With the option to purchase more annual leave!
For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

Closing date for applications: Friday 13 August @ midday

Interviews for this role will take place after 25 August 2021

Number of vacancies for the role: 1
 
PLEASE NOTE: we will only accept applications where a covering letter supporting and a CV is submitted.
 
Keywords: Lawyer, Adult Health and Social Care, Adult health, Social care, Law vacancy, Law jobs, Law, Law careers, Legal careers, Legal jobs, Legal vacancy