Job Advert: Ramsdens Solicitors

Ramsdens Solicitors are an award winning, Legal 500 recommended full service law firm. With offices across Yorkshire we offer the full spectrum of legal services for individuals and businesses throughout the region and beyond. We are incredibly proud to be awarded Yorkshire Legal Awards, Law Firm of the Year: Medium for the fourth time and believe our people are our greatest asset.

We are currently looking to recruit a 2+ years PQE (those with less experience may be considered) to join our expanding Mental Health Law team at our central Leeds office. You will have responsibility for a mixed caseload consisting of Mental Health and Court of Protection Health & Welfare matters.

You must be a member of the Law Society’s Mental Health Accreditation Scheme. Candidates meeting the LAA supervisor status requirements preferred. This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to further their career and step into a supervisory role.

Must have a full UK driving license and use of own vehicle.

Salary will be competitive and dependent on experience. The firm offers a benefits package, as well as realistic opportunities for development and progression.

Please send your CV and covering letter to kirsty.triplett@ramsdens.co.uk

 

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Job Advert: CJCH Solicitors

Solicitor – Mental Health Law

CJCH Solicitors is a multi-award winning legal practice serving clients across Wales and South West England. We are excited to be offering a new opportunity to expand our Mental Health Law team.

The successful candidate must be a current member of the Law Society’s Mental Health Accreditation Scheme.

  • Preferably 2+ years PQE (but open to all experience levels)
  • Will be required to undertake advocacy at Mental Health Tribunals / Hospital Manager’s across Wales and the South West of England
  • Expected to manage their own caseload
  • An existing client base would be advantageous
  • A full UK driving license and use of own vehicle
  • Salary negotiable on experience

Open to non-solicitor candidates who are accredited, Mental Health Act panel members.

Base office is flexible across any of our practice offices in South Wales.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Permanent

Salary: £33,000 to £42,000 /year (dependant on experience)

Potential candidates may apply by submitting their CV and cover letter to recruitment@cjch.co.uk

 

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Job Advert: Albin & Co

We are seeking a mental health accredited panel member to join our expanding department. Supervisor status would be an advantage.

We are a friendly firm that prides itself on our client care and good reputation. We are able to offer a varied case-load including non-restricted work and restricted work from low to high security.

The right candidate will have experience in running files independently to a good standard and in accordance with LAA requirements.

Part time and flexible work considered. Admin support offered.

A full driving license is essential.

Please send CV and covering letter to clarebrown@albinandco.co.uk in the first instance.

Application deadline: 12/12/2019

 

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Job Adverts: Atkins & Palmer

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Mental Health Solicitor or Experienced Caseworker

We are looking for a mental health solicitor or an experienced caseworker to join our growing team. Candidates must hold the Law Society accreditation in mental health and be able to represent clients before the First-tier Tribunal (Mental Health).

The candidate must be able to manage their time effectively and hold a varied caseload of mental health cases, including forensic cases. It is advantageous if the candidate meets the supervisor status requirements under the legal aid contract, but not essential. The role is based in our office in Barnet. Salary and benefits dependent on experience. A bonus scheme may be considered.

Please send your CV and a covering letter to enquiry@atkinsandpalmer.co.uk.

Court of Protection Solicitor (NQ+)

We are looking for a solicitor who specialises in Court of Protection welfare work. Experience in Court of Protection property and affairs work and hybrid welfare and finance cases is advantageous.

We accept applications from solicitors at newly qualified level and above. This role is supervised by our director, Amy Butler, who has been recognised for her Court of Protection work in the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners for a number of years, including mostly recently in the 2020 editions. The team is also supported in welfare cases by Bogdan Cretu, trainee solicitor, who is also a qualified medical doctor.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of an expanding team, with opportunities for skills development and career progression. The role is based in our office in Barnet. Salary and benefits dependent on experience. A bonus scheme may be considered.

Please send your CV and a covering letter to enquiry@atkinsandpalmer.co.uk.

 

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Job Advert: David Gray Solicitors LLP

MENTAL HEALTH SOLICITOR/PARALEGAL
DAVID GRAY SOLICITORS LLP, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

David Gray Solicitors has the largest team of Mental Health solicitors in the North East. Our well respected and experienced team are looking for a solicitor or paralegal with experience to join them. Mental Health Panel membership and experience in Mental Capacity law are desirable but not essential.

A full driving licence is essential.

Part-time or Full-time applicants welcome.

Salary competitive and commensurate with experience.

We offer a friendly and supportive working environment with a wide range of benefits.

Visit www.davidgray.co.uk/recruitment for further information including the full range of benefits on offer.

Please email: recruitment@davidgray.co.uk with your CV and covering letter.

 

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Job Advert: Roebucks Solicitors T/A AWH Solicitors

AWH solicitors is a Top 200 law firm with offices in Manchester & Blackburn, proudly providing award winning legal services to clients nationwide.

As a highly skilled team of solicitors we specialise in different fields of law, including: immigration, family law, personal injury, industrial disease, housing disrepair, wills & probate, criminal defence, mental health and conveyancing.

Exemplary customer service coupled with legal expertise is at the core of everything that we do. Our aim is to provide an efficient and prompt service for clients through recruitment of employees who are both approachable and respectful of their client’s needs.

A strong network of support staff departments, Human Resources, Finance and an in-house Marketing team, work closely with our fee-earning teams to ensure the business is able to develop and grow.

We are currently looking to recruit a Mental Health Accredited fee earner who has experience in Mental Health Law.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits based on experience and are committed to ensuring that our staff have access to the training they need both for their own development and to enable them to deliver a high quality service.

We are looking for a fee earner with:
• Law Society Panel Membership
• Experience in Tribunal Advocacy
• Experience of MCA and COP work helpful but not essential
• Knowledge of LAA contracts in MH
• A full driving licence

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.

Package

  • Salary is competitive (depending on experience and qualifications)
  • 24 days annual leave + Bank Holidays + Birthday Holiday
  • Company Pension
  • Perk Box Benefit Package
  • Free Eye Tests
  • Flexible Working hours/ Working from home available
  • Rewarded for efforts with a healthy bonus
  • Encouragement of internal progression
  • Encourage internal and external training

If you are interested in the position please email your CV to Human Resources: recruitment@awhsolicitors.co.uk

Closing date for applications is December 18th 2019.

We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities.

 
 

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Job Advert: Ben Hoare Bell LLP

MENTAL HEALTH SOLICITOR AND COURT OF PROTECTION (WELFARE) SOLICITOR

Award-winning North-East firm looking for new members to join the Mental Health and Court of Protection team in Newcastle upon Tyne office.

Salary commensurate with experience.

For full job description visit: https://www.benhoarebell.co.uk/vacancies/.

To apply please send a CV and cover letter to Rachel Floyd – applicants@benhoarebell.co.uk or 19 John Street, Sunderland, SR1 1JG.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 22 November 2019.

 

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Job Advert: Otten Penna Solicitors

The Mental Health team at Otten Penna, South Manchester, is highly respected for its quality representation in the North West.

We are actively seeking to recruit an Accredited Mental Health Fee Earner and also a Mental Health Paralegal/Case worker.

Candidates need to be forward thinking individuals who wish to develop their experience in this area of law to provide specialist advice, assistance and representation in relation to all aspects of Mental Health Law.

You will be joining an experienced, forward thinking and friendly team with a supportive working environment with excellent career opportunities.

Accredited Mental Health Panel Member – Full/Part time

  • To represent clients detained in hospital and in the community.
  • The role will involve all aspects of mental health tribunals, hospital manager’s hearings and CPA meetings, ensuring that files are run in accordance with the LAA requirements.
  • Membership of the Mental Health panel.
  • Possess a full driving licence.

Salary negotiable depending on experience.

Inclusion to the firms Health and Wellbeing Scheme and Pension.

Please email your CV with a covering letter to caz.shaw@ottenpenna.co.uk

Mental Health Paralegal /Caseworker – Full/Part time

  • Assisting with casework.
  • Dealing with correspondence.
  • Attending to clients, taking instructions, reviewing medical records, preparing applications to progress matters to hearing and attending hospital managers hearings.
  • Maintaining accurate time recording.
  • Ensuring compliance with file management.
  • Possess a full driving licence.

Full training will be given.

Salary is dependent on level of experience and qualifications.

Inclusion to the firms Health and Wellbeing Scheme and Pension.

Please email your CV with a covering letter to caz.shaw@ottenpenna.co.uk

NO AGENCY APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

 

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Job Advert: AJM Solicitors

We are a small firm based in West Wales and Bristol, specialising in Mental Health and Mental Capacity Law. Due to continued growth and expansion, we have a vacancy for a Solicitor/Caseworker at our office in South Wales.

The role will entail:

  • Assisting with casework.
  • Dealing with correspondence and general administrative duties.
  • Attending to clients, taking instructions, reviewing medical records, preparing witness statements, applications to progress matters to hearing and attending hearings with Counsel.
  • Maintaining accurate time recording.
  • Ensuring compliance with file management.

Full training will be given.

Due to the nature of our work and location, a driving licence is essential.

This is a permanent, full time post, Monday to Friday 9-5pm.

Salary is negotiable depending on level of experience and qualifications.

Closing date 15th September 2019.

Candidates wishing to apply for the role should send their CV with covering email to Andrew Markham at andrewm@ajmsolicitors.co.uk

 

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Job Advert: Rudlings Wakelam Solicitors

Rudlings Wakelam Solicitors are looking for an accredited Mental Health panel member to join their busy mental health department. The firm is based in Norfolk and Suffolk, and represents clients based throughout East Anglia and the northern home counties. The firm has a well-established reputation in this area of work and is looking to expand the department.

This is a full-time role, with a good salary on offer for a candidate with the right experience. The candidate must be familiar with managing a full caseload of varied mental health cases, while working independently and as part of a team. A driving licence and own transport is essential due to the location of clients.

Please e-mail Scott Coupland (scott.coupland@rudlings-wakelam.co.uk) for further information, and to arrange an informal initial conversation.

 

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