Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
- Reference: B&H02855
- Published on: Tue 11/07/2017 16:45 PM
- Closing on: Tue 08/08/2017 23:55 PM
- Working Pattern: Part Time, Permanent
- Hours: 22 hours per week.
- Salary: £30,785 - £41,025 pro rata
- DBS Check: Yes
- Location: Brighton
Advert introduction The above salary range will be pro-rated for part-time hours, 22 per week.Civil Litigator – Debt recovery for Adult Social CareWe are seeking an ambitious and dedicated lawyer to join our award winning legal team within Brighton and Hove City Council. You will be the lead lawyer working with colleagues in Adult Social Care and Finance to recover debts due for care and residential services under legislation including the Care Act 2014 . You will be part of the Housing & Litigation Team within Legal Services. Main advert detail Candidates must demonstrate the ability to independently manage a demanding case load of litigation, and prioritise according to risk. You will need a sound knowledge of debt recovery and civil litigation. An understanding of adult social care recovery of charges legislation including the Care Act 2014 would be an advantage. You will be responsible for providing advice and guidance at all stages of the process. This is a vital role in a developing area of law.Excellent client care and communication skills are essential. The salary grade at which candidates will be appointed will be based on skills/experience. This is a part time role of three days (22 hours) per week. Flexible working is available. The legal services of Brighton and Hove work are part of Orbis Public Law, working in partnership with the legal services of East Sussex County Council, West Sussex County Council, and Surrey County Council. Interview date: 6 September 2017 Brighton & Hove City Council – Taking Action for Equality. Contact details For further information, contact:Simon CourtSenior Lawyer01273 Additional information Brighton & Hove City Council does not accept CV or resume. Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check. As part of Brighton & Hove City Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified. You can apply for this role online. Download the job details at the bottom of the advert which includes the person specification and job description. You will need this to complete the application.