Solicitor x 2

Job Summary
Contract Type:
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Working Pattern:
Full time
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Closed for applications on 14/05/2021 23:59
Grade L, £40,876 - £43,857- Full Time -37 Hours -1 Permanent, 1 12 months Fixed Term
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Employment Location:
Civic Centre
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Closing date:
14 May
Further Information

We are looking for two qualified solicitor/barrister to join our Social Care, Health and Information Governance team. The posts will involve a varied caseload of Children’s Services cases, with some Adult Social Care work.

You will provide legal advice, support and advocacy in all matters relating to child care and adult social care law, including pre-proceedings, adoption, deprivation of liberty.

You will be responsible for the effective management of cases within public law, child care proceedings / proceedings relating to vulnerable adults.

You will represent the Council at court and other tribunals as required.

You will be fully conversant with the legislation, regulations and procedure in respect of public law child care and adult social care proceedings and to be aware of changes to the same to ensure accurate and effective advice is provided.

You will maintain close liaison with the Social Care, Health and Information Governance Service Manager on all issues.

You will have other responsibilities as are commensurate with the grade of the post.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

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This job is closed for applications.