Adult Social Care Locum

    • Corporate Services
  • South East
  • Dependent on experience
  • Temporary

A Local Authority in South East England is looking for an Adult Social Care Locum to join their team.

You will undertake a range of high-level legal work, but in particular in relation to the following key areas:

Key areas of Legal work

Mental Capacity Act,

Care Act,

Mental Health Act,


Main duties

Court of Protection applications – predominantly welfare applications re residence, care and support, disputes regarding capacity, hoarding issues, deprivation of liberty challenges

Care Act advice – including Ordinary Residence disputes, challenges regarding obligations to meet needs, responding to pre-action letters (Judicial Review proceedings)

Mental Capacity Act advice – best interests, capacity, disputes

Mental Health Act – s117 disputes, displacement of nearest relative applications in the County Court

Safeguarding advice/attendance at meetings.

Includes regular Court of Protection appearances (initial case management, fact-finding, final hearings) – currently via CVP or telephone, meetings with clients, round table and advocates’ meetings.

Working Information

Rate: Dependent on experience (Competitive)

Hours: Full-time or Part-time

Location: Remote working

Don’t hesitate to call Josh on 020 7766 9075 for more information or email JD@Oysterpartnership.com.

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