Job Title: Lawyer - Adults, Children & Health
Location: Hybrid working with base at Hertford and Stevenage
Salary Range: £48,923 p/a + £5,222 market enhancement, with the opportunity to progress to £54,145 p/a + £5,232 market enhancement - Pay increase pending
Hours: 37 per week
Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce
This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established, Lexcel Accredited Legal Services Team in order to provide high quality legal advice primarily to the Adult Care Services Department of the County Council.
Working as part of the Adults, Children and Health you will be providing high quality legal services to the County Council’s Members, Adult Care Services, Children’s Services and Public Health Departments and in particular to provide Adult Social Care Law advice, including advice to the Hertfordshire Deprivation of Liberty Supervisory Body, Approved Mental Health Professionals and to act as an advocate before Tribunals and the Court.
This role offers the opportunity to be involved in a wide variety of legal areas relating to the protection of Vulnerable Adults and Children. Therefore, you will need to be able to provide accurate, comprehensive and timely legal advice whilst managing a varied and demanding caseload.
You will need to have a recognised legal qualification as a Solicitor, Barrister or Chartered Legal Executive. You will have experience of holding a diverse caseload of civil litigation matters and experience of conducting your own advocacy.
This role offers the opportunity to work within a multi-disciplinary team of legal professionals with the aim of supporting the County Council to deliver its key services.
Closing Date: Sunday 24th September 2023
Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 9th October 2023
For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Luis.Andrade@hertfordshire.gov.uk