Adult Social Care and Education Lawyer

Job Title: Adult Social Care and Education Lawyer
Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week
Location: Warrington Borough Council
Salary: £41,880 – £44,862
Application Closing: Saturday 10 January 2021

Warrington Borough Council is expanding its Legal Safeguarding Team.

Operating in the fields of adult social care and education law, from time to time you will also be expected to advise councillors and officers in the area of children’s social care. The posts involve significant levels of advocacy in the Court of Protection and other tribunals. Ideally you will have local authority experience.

All candidates will need excellent communication skills, team skills and the ability to interpret legislation in a common sense and practical manner, having due regard to the Council’s legal responsibilities.  We offer a supportive environment within a progressive and friendly team.

For an informal discussion please contact Caroline Owen on 01925 442085/ 07919 558576.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

For further information including the Role Profile and details of how to apply, please visit us our website.