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Adult Social Care Lawyer

Type: Interim
Location: Hertfordshire, Home Counties South
Pay Details: £25.00 - £45.00 per hour
Sector: Public Sector/Not-for-Profit
Experience Level: Lawyer
Reference: ZA/026843

LAW Absolute is working with a local authority based in Hertfordshire who are seeking an Adult Social Care Lawyer to cover a period of maternity leave. This is an interim role for an initial three month period.

The successful Adult Social Care Lawyer will be expected to carry a full caseload from the outset. Matters will include but will not be limited to the following:

  • No Recourse to Public Funds,
  • Mental Capacity,
  • Court of Protection,
  • SEN matters and
  • Judicial Reviews.

It is important that the successful candidate has strong knowledge of the Care Act 2014 and is comfortable carrying a full caseload from the outset. Candidates with experience from both the public and private sector are encouraged to apply for this position. The council offers a supportive and friendly team and good quality work. 

Due to the nature of the role, our client is seeking candidates available on no more than three weeks notice.

In order to apply for the role, please send a copy of your updated CV to

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually.

If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained. LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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