Rate of Pay: Paid at Band H (21.13 ph to worker). If you candidate requires a limited pay rate, please state this at the time you upload their CV.
Hours: 37 hours per week and the working hours are: Monday to Thursday 9.00am to 5.30pm and Friday is 9.00am to 5.00pm
Location: Based at Council House, Freeth Street, Oldbury, B69 3DB
Start Date: ASAP
Contract type: Agency - 12 weeks
Job Description and Personnel Specification are attached, which also provides more information above the role.
This is an opportunity to work for a local authority with a large established legal team who are very forward thinking. Due to increase in workloads an opportunity has arisen for a locum solicitor to hit the ground running on adult social care matters. The ideal candidate will be a qualified solicitor with at least 3 years PQE (or equivalent) with at least 2 years' experience specialising in and handling Public law adult care matters, preferably from a local authority perspective. The successful candidate must have the ability to carry a varied case load covering all aspects of Public Law adult matters. You must be a confident advocate as there will be an expectation for you to cover hearings, some of which may be contested. The candidate must be proactive, work well under pressure, self-reliant in addition to team working. The successful candidate will gain great exposure to a varied caseload and will enjoy a high level of responsibility with a great deal of client contact. We are looking for experienced candidates with a broad spectrum including advocacy. Essential requirements: Qualified Solicitor/ Barrister of at least 2 years' experience in Adult Law, preferably within a local authority setting including advocacy experience. Experience of providing advice to internal and external clients and an ability to undertake workload with minimal supervision. A general knowledge of local government law will be an advantage in this particular role.
Please can the agencies send over a CV, 2x up to date references, copy of Terms and Conditions.
This role may require you to travel across the Borough of Sandwell. If so, a driving licence check, including proof of business insurance and MOT will be required.
No DBS is required for this role.
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