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Solicitor (Adult Services) - Hartlepool Borough Council

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£36,379 - £40,057

Job description

An opportunity exists for a motivated individual to join the Council's Legal Services Division to deal with the safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults. You will have good interpersonal and communication skills and have experience of adult social care and the conduct of hearings in the Court of Protection.

Representation of the Council in all proceedings relating to adult social services, including arranging representation of the Council in superior courts in respect of relevant proceedings and the provision of advice to the Department of Child and Adult Services and any other relevant department of the Council in respect of legal matters relating to adult social care (including by way of example, corporate parenting, education, mental health) and related issues.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Neil Wilson, Head of Legal Services (People) on 01429 284383.

Hartlepool Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

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