JUNIOR ADULTS LAWYER - TOWER HAMLETS

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Salary: Competitive

Junior Adults Lawyer – Tower Hamlets £65 per hour Contract – Full Time: Duties/Responsibilities: If you’re a highly motivated legal professional with some experience of adult safeguarding work, looking for a fantastic opportunity to join our team, then we’d love to hear from you. You will be one of a team of lawyers dealing with Adults Social Care, reporting to the Principal Lawyer – (Safeguarding) Adults. The work will predominantly be providing general advice on and the conduct of routine and moderately complex cases involving adult social services issues. The role will also offer the opportunity to undertake advocacy at the Court of Protection and County Court. You will be able to conduct your caseload with minimum supervision and will be accustomed to working at pace in a busy team. Managing Court of Protection deprivation of liberty safeguards and welfare cases Mental health cases – s117 and nearest relative Ordinary residence Care Act assessments and finances Experience of judicial review Experience of Adult Safeguarding Experience of Inherent Jurisdiction Experience of Inquests Experience of S.17/20 of the Children Act would be an advantage Experience of adults and families with NRPF would be an advantage. You must be a Qualified Solicitor/Barrister or Fellow of CILEX and hold a practising certificate. Tower Hamlets vision for our borough is that: people are aspirational, independent and have equal access to opportunities; we are a borough that our residents are proud of and love to live in; and we are a dynamic, outcomes-based client using digital innovation and partnership working to respond to the changing needs of our borough. We want people who aspire to our TOWER values: Together; Open; Willing; Excellent; Respect. We welcome applicants interested in flexible working arrangements and also applicants who live in the borough. To find out more information please contact Lily at (url removed) Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. We are an equal opportunity agency

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