Solicitor (Adult Social Care)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 30/08/2018 22:59
£37,107 - £39,961 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
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Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Post Number:
Closing date:
30 Aug
Further Information

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic solicitor to fill a permanent new post in the Legal Services Adult Social Care Team.

37 hours per week

The Section deals with a wide range of Adult Services work including Court of Protection applications; advice on Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, mental health, safeguarding, community care, immigration & asylum; displacement of nearest relative applications and defending Judicial Review challenges .

The successful applicant will be a confident advocate able to manage a varied and challenging caseload and work to strict deadlines.

Recent experience of Court of Protection proceedings is desirable.

For an application pack please contact the Resourcing Section on (0191) 211 6359 (answer phone).

Please note
This job is closed for applications.