Job Advert: Campbell-Taylor Solicitors

London, N4

Category 1 mental health firm looking to recruit an ALR for deprivation of liberty and other CoP-related work.

Also open to applications from those interested in or working towards MCA (Welfare) accreditation.

Mental Health panel accreditation would be a bonus.

Good support and training provided, including those working towards becoming an ALR. Relaxed ambience and hybrid working available. Salary to 50K depending on experience.

To apply or for further information (including a job description), please email Rod at campbelltaylorrecruitment@gmail.com or telephone 020 7923 9583 to set up a confidential initial chat.

Closing date: Monday 5 September 2022.

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Job Advert: Noble Solicitors

Court of Protection & Mental Health Solicitor

A Court of Protection/Mental Health lawyer is required to join our busy team in a full-time capacity. This is a remote position.

The successful candidate must be a member of the Law Society’s Mental Health Accreditation Scheme and will be expected to:

  • Develop and manage their own mixed caseload using our digital case management system;
  • Undertake all aspects of advocacy before the Tribunal and Hospital Managers;
  • Have a full UK driving licence and own transport;
  • Have excellent client care, written and verbal communication skills:
  • Have a solid understanding of Legal Aid Contract requirements, including the CCMS system.

About us:

Noble Solicitors has been providing specialist advice and representation on all aspects of Mental Health law for over 20 years.  We are a progressive and forward-thinking firm who implemented digital and remote working practices for our employees a number of years ago. We pride ourselves on our commitment to excellence.

Remuneration commensurate to experience.

Applicants should email their cv and covering letter to: office.manager@noblesolicitors.co.uk

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Job Advert: CQC

Lawyer – Legal Services, ASC Legal

Grade: B £37,694 (National Framework) or £42,712 (London Framework – if you are London office based or home-based and live within the boundary of the M25). There is also an additional homeworking allowance of £514 per annum for those working from home.

Contract type: Fixed term/Secondment opportunity for 12 months.

Location: Home-based or office based in London or Leeds. 

Closing date: Tuesday 30 August at 11.59pm.

Potential interview dates: 22/23 September 2022.

Whilst our current vacancies are located within the ASC team, we may take the opportunity to appoint potential future vacancies from this campaign.

Are you committed to helping us regulate health and social care within England?

When thinking about what drives you every day in your job, what keeps you motivated and passionate about your work, what comes to mind? For 3000+ people at the CQC, we end each day knowing that we have made a difference to the lives of those most in need in our communities. We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and encourage care services to improve. We are looking for people who are caring, demonstrate integrity and work well as part of a team to join with us and share in this sense of achievement. If you would like to help us make a positive impact to health and social care within England, then read on.

Why this could be a great role for you…

We all use health and social care services and may know people who access these services. This is an opportunity to join an organisation that has an impact on the improvement agenda for those services, so that you can make a difference to the standard of care people receive in adult social care, hospitals, mental health services, children’s services, health and justice services and primary medical services.

CQC’s Governance and Legal Services (GLS) team is established and dynamic. As a Lawyer working in the in-house legal team, you will be responsible for delivering advice to the Adult Social Care (ASC), as well as the opportunity to work across a range of stakeholders across the organisation.  The work is interesting and often high profile.  You’ll be required to work closely with our award-winning in-house Litigation Inquests and Prosecution Team and to work with the Lawyers and colleagues across all the teams in GLS.

As a Lawyer, you’ll provide legal advice to our Operations Group on a variety of civil enforcement matters, including urgent applications for cancellation or suspension. You will also be required to provide policy and regulatory advice. The role requires flexibility to support wider Legal Services team activity. You will also be responsible for developing strong relations throughout the business, using your experience and knowledge to shape legal solutions. 

This is a role for people who are committed to making a difference in this sector, in return you will develop and enhance your skills in the legal aspects of health and social care regulation.

What we can offer you…

Your health and wellbeing are important to us and are supported through generous annual leave (starting at 27 days and rising with service to 32.5 days, plus 8 Bank Holidays), a cycle-to-work scheme, discounted gym vouchers and access to a free employee assistance service 24 hours a day. We also understand the importance of financial health and offer membership of the NHS pension scheme, contributing about 14% of basic salary. You will also be able to access discounts to supermarkets, high street stores, electronics, fleet cars, plus we also have an internal reward scheme which could see you earn yourself a voucher or two! All our Homeworkers are also kitted out with everything they need to comfortably work from home.

We want to make working for CQC a great experience for everyone, and to role model a diverse and representative culture. To support an inclusive environment where colleagues feel empowered to bring their whole self to work, we support a variety of staff networks, including the Race Equality Network, LGBT+ Equality Network, Carers Equality Network, Disability Equality Network and Gender Equality network.

What you will bring…

You’ll be a qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives with either 2+ years post qualification experience OR newly qualified with proven substantial experience providing legal advice in a health regulation setting or within the Public Sector.

You will have an established history of managing caseloads and proven regulatory or enforcement experience.  You must be able to quickly adapt to and be able to advise and present complex legal information in an easily understood and accessible format to CQC’s Inspection Directorates. You will work collaboratively with colleagues across Governance & Legal Services as well as the wider organisation. You will have an eye for detail but also be able see the bigger picture; engaging and influencing colleagues in a supportive manner. 

You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to secure and maintain the confidence of a range of Commission stakeholders. You will also be able to analyse risk and benefit within a fast-paced environment, and to reassess priorities on a continual basis. Reporting to the Senior Lawyer, you will also be required to support colleagues across Legal Services.

We are particularly keen to hear from those with current experience working in Adult Social Care, health and/or regulation. Does this sound like you? If you have experience in regulatory advisory work, civil litigation (including defending judicial review claims) we would love to hear from you. 

We want to support you to succeed and be your very best, with opportunities for training and development along with the support of experienced managers and mentors.

For an informal discussion or further information about this role, please contact Hiring Managers:

Laura Mullin, Senior Lawyer ASC: laura.mullin@cqc.org.uk

Camilla Darby, Legal Manager for ASC: camilla.darby@cqc.org.uk

Please note some roles may be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

Apply link: https://cqc.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/2/home/requisition/1236?c=cqc&gsdr=

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Job Advert: Southerns Solicitors

Court of Protection (Health and Welfare) Solicitor/Paralegal

Due to continued success, we are looking for a Solicitor or an experienced Paralegal to join our busy and thriving Court of Protection team in Burnley, Lancashire.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within our Court of Protection team handling a caseload of Court of Protection matters ranging from providing advice and assistance in relation to mental capacity, Section 16 applications in addition to Section 21A challenges. You will be expected to carry out the usual tasks when running a case; for example taking instructions, securing appropriate funding, preparing witness statements, instructions to experts, briefing counsel, attending court and meeting with clients. You will often be working with clients who are vulnerable.

As well as handling a Court of Protection caseload there would be an opportunity for those interested to be involved in mental health, community care and inquest cases.

Previous experience in Court of Protection work is desirable but not essential.

A full driving licence and use of a car is essential in this role.

Hybrid of office and remote working.

Salary – Commensurate with experience.

Closing date – 12th August 2022.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to jsavage@southernslaw.co.uk.

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Job Advert: Alfred Newton Solicitors

Alfred Newton Solicitors are seeking a Mental Health Solicitor/Fee Earner to join their busy Mental Health Department, based at the Stockport office. Full and part-time applications considered.

Applicants must be accredited members of the Law Society Mental Health Panel. They will also be expected to have a strong academic background. A full driving licence and access to a car are essential.

Skills required

  • Previous mental health fee earning work, with panel status
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office and previous use of a case management system
  • A good standard of education and strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills with the ability to work to deadlines
  • The ability to work on one’s own initiative
  • The successful applicant will be required to work as part of a team

Application by CV with covering letter to Danielle Tysall, 43-51 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3RX; or by email to: dtysall@alfrednewton.com.

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Job Advert: Campbell-Taylor Solicitors

London, N4

Category 1 mental health firm looking to recruit an ALR for deprivation of liberty and other CoP-related work.

Also open to applications from those working towards MCA (Welfare) accreditation.

Mental Health accreditation would be a bonus.

Good support and training provided, including those working towards becoming an ALR. Relaxed ambiance and hybrid working available. Competitive salary. 

To apply or for further information (including a job description), please email Rod at campbelltaylorrecruitment@gmail.com or telephone 020 7923 9583 to set up a confidential initial chat.

Closing date: Monday 22 July 2022.

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Job Advert: Stanley Richards Solicitors

SOLICITOR – LAW SOCIETY MENTAL HEALTH LAW PANEL MEMBER ACCREDITED 

  • The Fee Earner must be a Solicitor and be a Law Society Mental Health Accredited Panel Member with 3 years or more experience with a client following of their own.
  • We are looking for 3 Mental Health Law Solicitors for our Mental Health Department for immediate start.
  • Candidates may wish to be based in-house in our newly refurbished office in Milton Keynes, or work from home as a consultant solicitor. 
  • The successful candidate must have a full driving licence and access to a car.
  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate the following skills:
    • The ability to work in a team as well as individually
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Good attention to detail
    • Excellent time management skills
    • The ability to work under pressure whilst meeting deadlines and targets
    • Good IT skills
  • Experience of using computerised systems, including case management, is essential and full training will be given.
  • We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities.
  • Deadline for application is 31 July 2022

Please apply with a CV and covering letter to Mr. Onyenma Okwu onyee@stanleyrichards.com

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Job Advert: AJM Solicitors

We are a well-respected specialist Mental Health Practice with a contract with the Legal Aid Agency. We are extremely busy as we cover hearings in both England and Wales and we have the following vacancies:

  1. Salaried Panel Accredited Solicitor. Full-time or part-time. Flexible working arrangements. Any area considered. Salary will reflect experience or potential of the candidate.
  2. Consultant Panel Accredited Solicitor. Full-time or part-time. Flexible working arrangements. Any area considered.  

Applications by CV and covering letter to: andrewm@ajmsolicitors.co.uk.

Alternatively please ring Andrew on 07812 049296 for an informal chat.

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Job Advert: CQC

Lawyer ASC and PMS & Hospitals

Location: London, Leeds, Homebased — Region Specific
Salary: £37,694 (National Framework) or £42,712 (London Framework)
Closing date: 15th June 2022
Job reference number: req1129

About us:
Why this could be a great role for you…

We all use health and social care services and may know people who access these services. This is an opportunity to join an organisation that has an impact on the improvement agenda for those services, so that you can make a difference to the standard of care people receive in adult social care, hospitals, mental health services, children’s services, health and justice services and primary medical services.

CQC’s Governance and Legal Services (GLS) team is established and dynamic. As a Lawyer working in the inhouse legal team you will be responsible for delivering advice to the Adult Social Care (ASC) and or Hospitals and Primary Medical Services Operation Teams, as well as the opportunity to work across a range of stakeholders across the organisation.  The work is interesting and often high profile.  You’ll be required to work closely with our award-winning in-house Litigation Inquests and Prosecution Team and to work with the Lawyers and colleagues across all the teams in GLS.

As a Lawyer, you’ll provide legal advice to our Operations Group on a variety of civil enforcement matters, including urgent applications for cancellation or suspension. You will also be required to provide policy and regulatory advice. The role requires flexibility to support wider Legal Services team activity. You will also be responsible for developing strong relations throughout the business, using your experience and knowledge to shape legal solutions.

This is a role for people who are committed to making a difference in this sector in return if you have the right skill set you will develop and enhance your skills in the legal aspects of health and social care regulation.

About the job:

Further details, who to contact: For an informal discussion or further information about this role please contact Hiring Managers:

PMS & Hospitals – Nikki Fashola, Legal Manager for PMS & Hospitals; Nikki.fashola@cqc.org.uk

ASC – Camilla Darby, Legal Manager for ASC; Camilla.darby@cqc.org.uk

Apply details / Application link/email: https://cqc.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/3/home/requisition/1129?c=cqc

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Job Advert: CQC

Senior Lawyer – Legal Services, PMS & Hospitals

Job available in these locations:
London, United Kingdom
Leeds, United Kingdom
Homebased – Flexible, United Kingdom

Grade: A £50,466 (National Framework) or £55,484 (London Framework – if you are London office based or homebased and live within the boundary of the M25) – There is also an additional homeworking allowance of £514 per annum for those working from home.

Are you committed to helping us regulate health and social care within England?

When thinking about what drives you every day in your job, what keeps you motivated and passionate about your work, what comes to mind? For 3000+ people at the CQC, we end each day knowing that we have made a difference to the lives of those most in need in our communities. We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and encourage care services to improve. We are looking for people who are caring, demonstrate integrity and work well as part of a team to join with us and share in this sense of achievement. If you would like to help us make a positive impact to health and social care within England, then read on.

Why this could be a great role for you…

We all use health services and may know people who access health services. This is an opportunity to join an organisation that has an impact on the improvement agenda for those services, so that you can make a difference to the standard of care people receive in hospitals, mental health services, children’s services, health and justice services and primary medical services.

CQC’s Governance and Legal Services (GLS) team is established and dynamic. As a Senior Lawyer working in the Hospitals & PMS Legal Team, you will be leading on the delivery of legal advice to the Hospitals and Primary Medical Services Operational Teams and Regulatory Leadership Function. The work is interesting and often high profile. There will also be opportunity to work on a wide range of different projects across the wider legal team. You’ll be required to work closely with our award-winning in-house Litigation Inquests and Prosecution Team to support the exercise of CQC’s enforcement activity and to work with the colleagues across all the teams with the Governance and Legal Services Directorate.

This is a role for people who are committed to making a difference in this sector in return if you have the right skill set you will develop and enhance your skills in the legal aspects of health and social care regulation.

What we can offer you…

Your health and wellbeing are important to us and are supported through generous annual leave (starting at 27 days and rising with service to 32.5days, plus 8 Bank Holidays), a cycle to work scheme, discounted gym vouchers and access to a free employee assistance service 24 hours a day. We also understand the importance of financial health and offer membership of the NHS pension scheme, contributing about 14% of basic salary. You will also be able to access discounts to supermarkets, high street stores, electronics, fleet cars, plus we also have an internal reward scheme which could see you earn yourself a voucher or two! All our Homeworkers are also kitted out with everything they need to comfortably work from home.

We want to support you to succeed and be your very best, with opportunities for training and development along with the support of experienced managers and mentors.

We want to make working for CQC a great experience for everyone, and to role model a diverse and representative culture. To support an inclusive environment where colleagues feel empowered to bring their whole self to work, we support a variety of staff networks, including the Race Equality Network, LGBT+ Equality Network, Carers Equality Network, Disability Equality Network and Gender Equality network.

What you will bring…

You’ll be a qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives with a minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience. You will have strong leadership skills and can evidence your persuading and influencing abilities.

You will have an established history of managing caseloads and proven regulatory or enforcement experience.  You must be able to quickly adapt to and be able to advise and present complex legal information in an easily understood and accessible format to CQC’s Operational Teams. You will work collaboratively with colleagues across Governance & Legal Services, as well as the wider organisation. You will have an eye for detail but also be able see the bigger picture; engaging and influencing colleagues in a supportive manner.

You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to secure and maintain the confidence of a range of Commission stakeholders. You will also be able to analyse risk and benefit within a fast-paced environment, and to reassess priorities on a continual basis.

We are particularly keen to hear from those with experience working in health and regulation. Does this sound like you? If you have valuable experience in regulatory advisory work, civil litigation (including defending judicial review claims) we would love to hear from you.

For an informal discussion or further information about this role please contact Hiring Manager – Nikki Fashola, Legal Manager for Hospitals and PMS: Nikki.fashola@cqc.org.uk

Closing date: Sunday 12 June 2022 at 11.59pm.

Potential interview dates: 20 and 21 June 2022.

Please note some roles may be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

CQC is committed to promoting a fair and inclusive workplace where all our people can flourish and reach their full potential. We know diverse teams allow for a more creative and productive environment and therefore encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, gender/sex, gender identity or expression, religion or belief, disability, ethnicity or sexual orientation.

For this role, we are particularly encouraging people from Black and Minority Ethnic communities to apply, who are currently under-represented at this level in the organisation.

Apply link: https://cqc.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/3/home/requisition/1128?c=cqc

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