Community Care Paralegal/Solicitor

Location
West London
Salary
£25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
26 Jun 2018
Closes
24 Jul 2018
Ref
YK383
Contact
Yoned Khan
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Charities, Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
REF: YK383

I am currently working with an established firm of solicitors who provide a range of legal services to the public and businesses from their offices. Due to expansion, the firm is currently looking for a Community Care Paralegal to join their team.

The Role
With success, the Paralegal must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience within Community Care Law and have moderate knowledge of Community Care matters. The successful Candidate will predominantly work with the Special Educational Needs (SEN) team to resolve issues around social care and health for their clients in light of Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCPs).
Candidate will have proven experience of giving community care advice in a Legal Capacity, including Social Care and continuing Healthcare matters. Experienced effectively challenging decisions, including internal complaints procedures, appeals and judicial review. Furthermore, conduct legal matters efficiently and advise and act on behalf of clients and have the skills required to be an effective solicitor specialising in all aspects of community care law and to provide proactive legal assistance to the practice group.
This is an exciting opportunity to join an established law firm as a Community Care Paralegal with opportunities for career development.

Required Skills & Experience:
• Must have at least 2 years’ experience within Community Care Law
• Knowledge and experience of Legal Capacity, Social Care and Healthcare matters
• To manage own caseload in a proactive, timely way
• Have a commitment to providing an excellent standard of client care
• Be IT literate with experience of using a web-based case management system
• Be organised and process-drive

Vacancy Information:
• Location: Middlesex
• Salary range (DOE): £25,000 - £35,000
• Job type: Permanent
• Working Hours: Monday – Friday (full-time)
• Date: 03.07.2017
• Reference: YK383

To register your interest for this Vacancy, please select the Apply button below. Your C.V. is kept in the strictest of confidence and no details are divulged to any external parties. Should you require a discreet conversation, feel free to call Yoned Khan (Middlesex) who is able to provide further information and benefits on this Vacancy.

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