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Social Care Lawyer


Job Description:

Social Care Lawyer needed in Powys, £45ph PAYE - Reference: RQ1297486

3 Days per Week

  1. To undertake, provide and assist in the legal services provided to Childcare and Adult Services;
  1. To represent the Client in legal and quasi legal proceedings in negotiations and generally in its relations with outside bodies and the public;
  1. To ensure robust legal management systems are in place and that all legal proceedings comply with the public law order (PLO) timescales;
  1. To understand the needs of the Childcare and Adults services and that there are clear and established understandings of the legal teams’ accountabilities;
  1. To maintain an up to date knowledge of relevant legal issues and legal practice management matters
  1. To attend Case Conferences and any other meetings as required, to ensure the provision of effective and efficient legal advice/service is provided;
  1. To prepare complex legal documentation and negotiate thereon with outside bodies, to include the preparation and drafting of all legal documentation required in the preparation of Court proceedings;
  1. To actively assist in the case and file management systems adopted by        

           the legal services department with the aim of obtaining “Lexcel”

           accreditation or equivalent standard;

  1. To appear on behalf of the Client in the Magistrates Court, County Court, High Court and Tribunals on Child Care matters or any other matter as allocated by the Principal Solicitor;
  1. To ensure continual professional development and that good practice and lessons learnt are captured and systems are in place to ensure wherever necessary practice is reviewed;


This is a part time role on a temporary contract basis.


If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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  • Job Type

    Temporary, Part Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Legal