Adult Social Care Lawyer

LAW Absolute are working with a local authority based in South London who are seeking an Adult Social Care/Community Care Lawyer for an initial period of 6 months. This is a locum role with the opportunity to extend.

The successful Adult Social Care Lawyer will be required to support the Senior and Principal Lawyers in ensuring a high-quality service. You will advise on the full remit of Adult Social Care work to include mental health, community care, court of protection, judicial review, no recourse to public finds. You will also provide an advisory, litigation and advocacy service.

Our client is open to candidates from both the public and private sector that possess the requisite experience. Previous local government experience would be highly advantageous. Candidates must have covered the full remit of adult social care work to be considered, as you will need to pick up a full caseload from the outset.

It is essential you have a current practising certificate in order to be considered for the role.

Please note, this is a hybrid working role and you will be required to attend the office weekly.

In order to express an interest in the position, 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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Zoe Alex

Zoe Alex

Managing Director and Local Government