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Adult Social Care Solicitor - Locum

Northampton, Northamptonshire, East Midlands, England

£40000 - £49000 per hour

Ref:V20150175

Elevate your legal career within the rewarding sector of adult social care. A prestigious regional law firm who work closely with local authorities is currently seeking a dedicated Adult Social Care Solicitor to join their dynamic team on a locum basis. This role promises a fulfilling professional journey, with the chance to make a tangible difference in the lives of vulnerable adults.

Benefits:
- Competitive salary package with performance incentives
- Comprehensive benefits including generoud pension scheme
- Supportive work environment with a focus on professional development
- Access to cutting-edge legal resources and technology
- Collaborative team culture that values individual contributions
- Flexible working arrangements to promote work-life balance

Role:
The successful candidate will be integral in providing expert legal advice and representation on a variety of adult social care matters. Responsibilities will include advising on safeguarding, mental capacity, and healthcare law, as well as handling complex cases involving the Court of Protection. The role demands a proactive approach to supporting clients, ranging from local authorities to private individuals, ensuring their rights and interests are upheld.

Skills & Experience:
- Qualified Solicitor with a current practising certificate
- Minimum of 2 years PQE with a strong background in adult social care law
- Demonstrable experience in mental health law, community care law, and public law
- Proficiency in handling cases involving the Mental Capacity Act and the Care Act
- Excellent client care skills with the ability to communicate complex legal matters clearly
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with meticulous attention to detail
- Proven track record of working effectively both independently and as part of a team

This role presents a chance to engage in meaningful work within a supportive and forward-thinking firm. Candidates with a passion for social justice and a commitment to upholding the rights of adults in need of care are encouraged to apply to paul.edwards@thetalentcrowd.com or call 0121 728 8939.

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