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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