We have an exciting opportunity for a Legal Assistant to join our Adults Social Care Legal Team, on a full-time basis for a fixed term of 14 months.
You will be part of an experienced Team offering specialist advice to the Council on adults health and social care matters. The Legal Assistant post will primarily focus on progressing Community Deprivation of Liberty and Deputyship matters as well as assisting Lawyers and Senior Lawyers on more complex cases.
If you’ve got the motivation, experience and talent for this role we’d love to hear from you. Don’t worry if you don’t have local government experience as we’ll give you the support you need to develop.
Cornwall Council is an employer of choice, providing career opportunities in a supportive environment and seeks to promote work life balance. There are many benefits of working for Cornwall Council such as a defined benefit pension scheme, family friendly leave, flexible working in terms of location and hours, on-site parking and facilities. The Council is following the Government’s pandemic guidance and so there will be a need for some home working.
Our excellent employee benefits coupled with the diverse breadth of practice and experience to be gained provides an exciting opportunity that few organisations can match, in one of the country’s most beautiful counties. With numerous beaches and stunning countryside on offer this is an unrivalled opportunity for quality of life with a rewarding career.
This is a 14 month fixed term contract due to funding.
This position will be subject to a criminal record disclosure check.
For a conversation about the role please contact Sara on 01872 323186.
Closing Date: 13/06/2021