Adult Social Care Solicitor/Barrister

Location
4 Ednam Road, Dudley
Salary
£36,937 -to £39,660 per annum
Posted
28 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Job Ref
Dudley000003455
Job Type
Legal
Contract Type
Temporary
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Dudley MBC is a community council rich in history and is very focused on regenerating and reinvesting itself to meet the challenges of the future forming part of the West Midlands Combined Authority. Legal Services continues to be accredited with the Law Society’s standard in excellence in legal practice management and client care.

Hours: 37 per week Fixed Term Contract (18 months)

Salary: Grade 11 (£36,937 – £39,660 ) per annum

Location: 4 Ednam Road, Dudley

We require an experienced Adult Social Care Solicitor/Barrister to support the Council’s Adult Social Care Service area on an 18 month fixed term contract.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the day to day provision of an efficient and effective legal service to the Council, its Members and Officers.

Occasional court attendance will be required to represent the Council on Adult Social Care matters.
Applicants should have adult social care law and general litigation law experience.

The ability to work well within a team is essential as is the ability to demonstrate the following practical skills: Excellent communication, organisational and ICT skills.

NB: We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertising date if a large number of applications are received. 

For further information please contact Mandy Wilcox on 01384 815310 or via email: mandy.Wilcox@Dudley.gov.uk

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk If you are experiencing a problem whilst applying for a position, please follow the link below to the WM Jobs Help Page in the first instance; https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/staticpages/20563/help/

If the WM Jobs Help Page does not resolve your issue then please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

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