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Adults Lawyer

Employer
London Borough of Merton
Location
Merton, London (Greater)
Salary
ME15 £51,093 - £54,129 per annum
Closing date
18 Feb 2024

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Social Care and Education Lawyer Opportunities at the South London Partnerships

Please visit our micro site for more information www.join-sllp.com 

If you are thinking that your working life could be so much better with a rewarding and challenging role in an environment that values you, then the South London Legal Partnership (SLLP) could be the place for you.

Providing legal services to the London Boroughs of Merton, Richmond, Sutton, Wandsworth and Royal Borough of Kingston, we are able to offer employment opportunities across all aspects of local government legal work.

We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic applicants, keen to develop their skills in a supportive public sector environment. Please do not be put off if you have not worked in local government before – it is your determination to provide a top-class legal service which will matter most.

We have several roles available due to a recent restructure and a determination to provide the best possible legal service for our residents.

Adult Social Care Lawyer

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to join a busy and established Adult Social Care Team serving 5 Boroughs covering all areas of advice and representation regarding Adult Social Care Law relating to those over 18.  You will be able to demonstrate good knowledge of relevant legislation and specifically the jurisdiction of the Court of Protection. 

We are based in South West London and offer a wide range of flexible working options, including hybrid working and compressed hours. We have competitive salaries and a welcome payment of £3,000. Merton Council offers excellent holiday entitlement along with the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

We are committed to:

  • promoting equality of opportunity and social inclusion
  • eliminating unlawful discrimination
  • promoting good relations between employees and communities of all backgrounds.

Interviews will be held on the 29th Februay 2024

For further information about the role please contact

Pamela Clarke by email at Pamela.Clarke@merton.gov.uk  or

Matthew Blackwell 020 8545 4616,  Matthew.Blackwell@merton.gov.uk

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