Adult Social Care Locum

Recruiter
Venn Group Legal Leeds
Location
Southampton
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Nov 2020
Closes
30 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

We have a new position that has arisen for an Adult Social Care Lawyer, London and the South East

Rate: Depending upon Experience

Duration: 3 months, possible extension

Description:

  • A qualified solicitor or a barrister

  • Provide advice on the conduct of cases involving adult social services issues including general advice to the client department in respect of their obligations under the Care Act 2014

  • Advise on the organisation's responsibilities to persons who have no recourse to public funds, dealing with matters arising under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 including deprivation of liberty safeguards and conduct of Court of Protection cases

  • Advise on the organisation's responsibilities under the Mental Health Act 1983

  • Deal with both threats of and extant judicial review proceedings

  • The role will also offer the opportunity to undertake advocacy at the Court of Protection and County Court

  • Recent experience of ASC law including S21A and general health and welfare proceedings

  • This position is remote, however office attendance where necessary is required

If you are interested in this position please call the Public Sector Legal Team on , or send your up to date CV to for more information