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Solicitor - Adult Social Care

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Job ID:

18873

Practice Area(s):

Adult Social Care, Litigation

Location:

Newcastle upon Tyne, North-East 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Fixed-Term Contract Full-Time

Posted:

11.10.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

£38,890 – £41,881

We are looking for an enthusiastic solicitor or barrister to join our busy Adult Social Care Legal Team, to fill a maternity cover post for a term up to 12 months. The team is based at the Civic Centre in Newcastle City Centre with an element of working from home or remotely.

The primary focus of the post is to run a varied caseload of Court of Protection proceedings, but the successful candidate will also be required to provide effective legal advice in respect of community care legislation, mental capacity and deprivation of liberty, mental health legislation, and safeguarding vulnerable adults. You will be expected to undertake a level of advocacy commensurate with your experience.

A working knowledge of the Care Act 2014 and Mental Capacity Act 2014 is required. Experience of working in a local authority would be advantageous, however, lawyers from private practice will also be considered as you would be working as part of an experienced and supportive team.

Closing date: 26 Oct 2021

For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.
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Newcastle City Council
Newcastle upon Tyne, North-East, United Kingdom

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Newcastle City Council
Newcastle upon Tyne, North-East, United Kingdom
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Solicitor - Adult Social Care

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

18873

Practice Area(s):

Adult Social Care, Litigation

Location:

Newcastle upon Tyne, North-East 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Fixed-Term Contract Full-Time

Posted:

11.10.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

£38,890 – £41,881

We are looking for an enthusiastic solicitor or barrister to join our busy Adult Social Care Legal Team, to fill a maternity cover post for a term up to 12 months. The team is based at the Civic Centre in Newcastle City Centre with an element of working from home or remotely.

The primary focus of the post is to run a varied caseload of Court of Protection proceedings, but the successful candidate will also be required to provide effective legal advice in respect of community care legislation, mental capacity and deprivation of liberty, mental health legislation, and safeguarding vulnerable adults. You will be expected to undertake a level of advocacy commensurate with your experience.

A working knowledge of the Care Act 2014 and Mental Capacity Act 2014 is required. Experience of working in a local authority would be advantageous, however, lawyers from private practice will also be considered as you would be working as part of an experienced and supportive team.

Closing date: 26 Oct 2021

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