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Legal Business Partner (Social Care)

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Job ID:

4105

Practice Area(s):

Adult Social Services, Children's Services, Management

Location:

Cornwall, South-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Fixed-Term Contract Full-Time

Posted:

12.01.2018

Employer type:

Local Authority

Employer Ref:

00000469
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Job Description:

to £54,171

Fixed term role until July 2019

Based in Truro

We are actively seeking to recruit a Business Partner (Manager) into our highly respected Social Care Legal Team. This is a great opportunity for the right candidates to join our team to support the service of over 50 lawyers who all want to make a difference.

Cornwall council is one of only 26% of authorities in the Country that has been rated “GOOD” in its Ofsted inspection. Cornwall Council has consistently met the 26 week deadline under the public law outline.

Our work is varied and includes adult safeguarding, children’s safeguarding, education advice, special educational needs tribunals, exclusion appeals, fostering and adoption advice.

We are looking for a talented individual who are highly motivated and can develop strong client relationships.

Cornwall Council is an employer of choice, providing career opportunities in a supportive environment and seeking to promote work life balance. There are many benefits of working for Cornwall Council such as a defined benefit pension scheme, family friendly leave, flexible working in terms of location and hours, onsite parking and facilities.

Our excellent employee benefits coupled with the diverse breath of practice and experience to be gained provides an exciting opportunity that few organisations can match, in one of the country’s most beautiful Counties. With numerous beaches and stunning countryside on offer this is an unrivalled opportunity for quality of life with a rewarding career.

We are looking for an experienced lawyer who will be responsible for line managing the social care legal team.  You will drive continuous improvement, performance and efficiency at all levels and place the needs of individuals and communities at the heart of everything the Service does. The successful candidate will be a senior legal social care practitioner with significant knowledge and experience, who will undertake a manageable caseload and will be responsible for the oversight of 15 team members.

The role will work closey with a client group to anticipate their need for legal support and to understand their priorities to support the delivery of legal services to the council and external clients.

The role holder will be jointly responsible for decision making concerning the future of the Legal Service and its budget.

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

Closing date: 11th February, 2018
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Cornwall Council
Cornwall, South-West, United Kingdom

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Legal Business Partner (Social Care)

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

4105

Practice Area(s):

Adult Social Services, Children's Services, Management

Location:

Cornwall, South-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Fixed-Term Contract Full-Time

Posted:

12.01.2018

Employer type:

Local Authority

Employer Ref:

00000469
col-wide   

Job Description:

to £54,171

Fixed term role until July 2019

Based in Truro

We are actively seeking to recruit a Business Partner (Manager) into our highly respected Social Care Legal Team. This is a great opportunity for the right candidates to join our team to support the service of over 50 lawyers who all want to make a difference.

Cornwall council is one of only 26% of authorities in the Country that has been rated “GOOD” in its Ofsted inspection. Cornwall Council has consistently met the 26 week deadline under the public law outline.

Our work is varied and includes adult safeguarding, children’s safeguarding, education advice, special educational needs tribunals, exclusion appeals, fostering and adoption advice.

We are looking for a talented individual who are highly motivated and can develop strong client relationships.

Cornwall Council is an employer of choice, providing career opportunities in a supportive environment and seeking to promote work life balance. There are many benefits of working for Cornwall Council such as a defined benefit pension scheme, family friendly leave, flexible working in terms of location and hours, onsite parking and facilities.

Our excellent employee benefits coupled with the diverse breath of practice and experience to be gained provides an exciting opportunity that few organisations can match, in one of the country’s most beautiful Counties. With numerous beaches and stunning countryside on offer this is an unrivalled opportunity for quality of life with a rewarding career.

We are looking for an experienced lawyer who will be responsible for line managing the social care legal team.  You will drive continuous improvement, performance and efficiency at all levels and place the needs of individuals and communities at the heart of everything the Service does. The successful candidate will be a senior legal social care practitioner with significant knowledge and experience, who will undertake a manageable caseload and will be responsible for the oversight of 15 team members.

The role will work closey with a client group to anticipate their need for legal support and to understand their priorities to support the delivery of legal services to the council and external clients.

The role holder will be jointly responsible for decision making concerning the future of the Legal Service and its budget.

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

Closing date: 11th February, 2018