Senior Adult Social Care Locum

Location
London
Salary
£35 per hour
Posted
19 Feb 2021
Closes
19 Mar 2021
Ref
7025740
Contact
North - Legal (Sophie Anderson)
Job Title
Solicitor
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

Venn Group is recruiting for an Adult Social Care Locum at a respected London Local Authority:

Duties:

  • Act as a senior lawyer in a team of lawyers primarily responsible for legal matters arising from the Council’s children’s/adult’s social care and education functions and to carry a varied, extensive and complex caseload as required dealing professionally, confidentially and sensitively with work arising within the team to ensure the provision of a comprehensive quality legal service to the Council

  • Assist with the co-ordination of the day to day activities within the team ensuring all matters allocated are given the appropriate prioritisation and covering for others when required

  • Assist the Principal Lawyer Children/Adults in the overall operation and development of the team and training for other officers of the Council and Members

  • Prepare timely legal comments for committee and other papers relevant to the work of the team and provide research and guidance as required

  • Provide innovative solutions, as necessary, to deal with complex issues of policy and strategy arising in connection with the work undertaken by the team

  • Assist in the management of the effective use of human, financial and other resources in the team by operating within appropriate financial, management, quality and administrative systems to facilitate the efficient and cost effective operation of the Section

  • Supervise such staff as may be required by the Principal lawyer or Head of Safeguarding

If you are interested in this position please send an updated version of your CV to and we will call you to go through the position.

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