Adult Social Care Lawyer 

Truro, Cornwall
£32,001 - £39,177 per year
05 Jul 2017
01 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Adult Social Care Lawyer 
£32,001 - £39,177 per year
Full time

Ref: 00000309

The role holder will be responsible and accountable for a personal caseload of adult social care matters including high profile and/or complex legal matters. You may be required to provide advice at Council, Cabinet and Committee meetings and also provide advice on areas of law that fall within the remit of the Social Care Legal Team. 

You will have a degree or equivalent qualification and membership of a relevant professional body - Solicitor or Barrister or Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives with significant proven practical and theoretical legal experience and expertise on matters is required.

There is a possibility of appointing at a higher grade for a Senior Legal Officer dependant on capabilities and experience. 

We can offer you:

• a balanced and diverse caseload

• a career-average pension scheme, plus additional voluntary contributions

• flexible, modern working and ‘flexi leave’ for any accrued time

• family friendly leave, pay and working arrangements

• payment of relevant professional fees

• excellent learning and development opportunities, with potential financial and/or other assistance

• CC Choices – local and national discounts and salary sacrifice schemes, e.g. childcare vouchers

• employee recognition scheme and employee suggestion framework.

A relocation package may be available to the right candidate.

Closing Date: 6th August 2017

For further information and to apply, please click apply

Cornwall Council is committed to safeguarding and is an equal opportunities employer.

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