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Adult Social Care Lawyer (Locum)

Venn Group
East Sussex
£40 per hour
Closing date
19 Mar 2021

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Sector/Practice Area
Public Sector
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Venn Group are supporting one of the largest local authorities and joint legal services in the South East in their recruitment for a Adult Social Care Lawyer on an on-going locum basis.

The Council is a busy services, able to offer this position on an all remote basis, providing flexbility to the successful candidate. Due to the authority being a joint legal service, the work on offer is varied and interesting, with a very good support network offered across the service.

The role requires varied adult social care and community care expertise including but not limited to:

  • Adult social care work including mental health, designated local authority issues, ordinary residence, assessments under NHS CCA 1990 including carers assessment, probate issues regarding elderly people, disability issues and the deprivation of liberty safeguards
  • Work under the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Work on cases involving judicial review in relation to challenges of local authority decisions
  • Applications to the Court of Protection on a variety of issues

The post will be on going on a full-time basis and the client is able to offer the role on an all remote basis.

It is essential that applicants are either a qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive, with a current practicing experience and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in adult social care matters.

This is a great opportunity to work with a Local Authority that has a wide-ranging client base and is committed to increasing and expanding on a range of services, and to join an innovative vision which has led to the Authority being at the forefront of developing shared legal services.

If you possess the relevant experience and are currently seeking a new role then please forward your CV to and we will call you back to go through the position.

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.


Venn Group is an acknowledged leader in professional interim recruitment, dedicated to helping our clients fill critical skills gaps with experienced contractors, locums and temporary staffing solutions. 

Our specialist teams apply extensive sector knowledge to understand the complexities of each specific assignment, ensuring an effective process, tailored to your time frame and budget. Our interim business is complemented by dedicated permanent recruitment expertise.

Whether you are looking for exceptional people, who can make a positive difference from day one or you are looking for a new role, Venn Group can help.

We are positive, practical and collaborative and we would welcome the opportunity to deliver an outstanding service to you.

Essentially, we do our job, so you can get on with yours.

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