Title: Lawyer - Adults
Location: Plough Lane Hereford
Salary: Grading dependant on PQE and achieving core competencies
Career Grade HC9/HC10 £33,782 - £42,821 upto Grade HC11 £43,857 - £48,117
Closing Date: 01/11/2021
We are looking to recruit to our Adults and Community Legal team. You will be part of a small team of lawyers dealing with a variety of matters for our Adult Social Care Team, primarily those cases that are before the Court of Protection. You’ll need excellent communication, drafting and refined analytical skills.
We would encourage applications from both experienced and newly qualified Lawyers. Whilst experience in Adult Social Care law would be desirable, we are also keen to support newly qualified candidates, or those currently in a different practice area looking to change disciplines, as we will offer full support and training.
We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.
The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for:
• Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme;
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care.
Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme
Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts.
We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.
To apply, please submit your CV along with a supporting statement, referring to the job description and person specification, detailing how you meet the specific requirements of the role.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at: firstname.lastname@example.org