Community Care Court of Protection Solicitor

Recruiter
Location
Huddersfield
Salary
£35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits Package
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
01 Nov 2017
Ref
RA142912
Contact
Rachael Atherton
Sector/Practice Area
Private Client
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Contract/hours
Permanent
Community Care Court of Protection Solicitor
 
This award-winning firm of solicitors, based in Yorkshire, with a national profile are looking for a Community Care Court of Protection Solicitor to join their team. This is a senior level position, and the supervision of others will play a part of your daily role.
 
You may be frustrated at the lack of route to progression or find that your firm’s ambitions do not match your passion and drive. If so, then this Community Care Court of Protection Solicitor role could be the perfect opportunity for you.
 
This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, motivated and experienced lawyer to lead the Court of Protection department and drive it forward. In order to be considered for the role, you must be able to demonstrate a wide variety of experience in the following areas:
  • Advising on community care assessments – either a failure to assess and the ability to review or dispute assessments
  • Judicial Review
  • Care Act services
  • NHS Continuing Healthcare / health service provision and its’ interface with social care
  • Eligibility for legal aid and a working knowledge of CCMS
  • Mental Capacity Act and Court of Protection
  • Deprivation of liberty challenges
The candidate will have experience of Legal Aid Supervision, Services for Children, Carer Rights and Needs and will be proficient in charging for services or knowledge of the eligibility criteria for public services.
 
The firm demonstrate a progressive and open culture, and whilst the Court of Protection department itself is relatively small, the supporting departments are of good size and the firm itself boast above 60 members of staff.
 
This is a great chance to join a firm where career progression is achievable and the work is of high quality. You will be fully supported and have junior resources to allow you to get on with more complex work, whilst handling your supervisory duties.
 
On offer is a highly competitive basic salary, along with an attractive benefits package.
 
If you have a minimum of 3 years PQE and you are looking to move into a senior level position with supervisory and management duties and have the relevant experience listed above, then please get in touch ASAP to discuss the Community Care Court of Protection Solicitor role.
RACHAEL ATHERTON / 0113 254 9296

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