Wanted: Community Care Law Solicitor / Legal Executive / Caseworker
(Please note – this vacancy is no longer open.)
Our busy Community Care Law department specialises in NHS Continuing Healthcare, safeguarding, mental capacity and planning and paying for care.
Cate Searle, the head of the department, has a strong national client base and is an expert in this field.
We are currently expanding our community care law team in order to deal with an increasing caseload and are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about health and social care law to join us in building our reputation both locally and nationally.
You will have at least two years experience in community care law, but legal qualifications are not essential. You will need strong analytical skills and have the confidence to work independently. Experience of working with vulnerable people and their families is highly desirable.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of and an interest in at least 3 of the following areas:
- NHS Continuing Healthcare
- Safeguarding vulnerable adults
- Mental capacity and best interest decision-making
- Court of Protection work
- CRAG & the Social Services charging regime (including issues of equity and trust).
We welcome applications from candidates who wish to work flexible or part time hours, or on a consultancy basis. We are an Equal Opportunities employer and have Lexcel and Investors in People accreditation.
Our firm offers employees access to training and ongoing career development in a friendly and supportive working environment, with the whole team playing key roles in our continuing growth and expansion.
To learn more about our firm, please explore our website.
You can also download the Job and Person Specification (PDF) for this role. (Please note – this vacancy is no longer open.)
To apply for the position, please send your CV together with a letter explaining your work experience and why you are interested in a position at our firm to firstname.lastname@example.org by 19 November 2012.
No recruitment agencies please.