Community Care Court of Protection Paralegal

  • Category
    Legal - Civil Practice
  • Location
    Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
  • Salary
    18000 £ - 24000 £ / Year
  • External Reference
    511528

Badenoch & Clark are recruiting on behalf of an award-winning firm of solicitors, based in Yorkshire, with a national profile; Passionate about making a difference to peoples' lives by being innovative and forward thinking.

The Job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious person to join this long established, forward thinking firm.

The successful candidate will be assisting the solicitor within the team and managing their own case files under supervision. The candidate should have experience of
*Advising on community care assessments - either a failure to assess and the ability to review or dispute assessments
*Judicial Review
*Care Act services
*NHS Continuing Healthcare / health service provision and its' interface with social care
*The criteria for assessing eligibility for legal aid and a working knowledge of CCMS
*The Mental Capacity Act and The Court of Protection
*Deprivation of liberty challenges

Your responsibilities will include:
*Day to day handling of a wide variety of cases
*Experience of running your own case load under supervision and being able to pick up cases part way through
*Conduct of matters on behalf of clients
*Drafting documents and letters.
*Work as part of the team
*A commitment to the development of the business and marketing activities

The Person
*Demonstrate a high level of knowledge and excellent client care skills
*Proficient in Charging for services or knowledge of the eligibility criteria for public services.
*Good written and verbal communication to deal with a broad range of clients and the willingness to provide the highest standard of client care.
*Outstanding interpersonal and marketing skills with the ability to develop contacts for the firm.
*Ability to work under pressure to meet the deadlines
*Strong decision making skills
*Self-starter, motivator and meticulous

This is an exciting role with a great firm, for more details please contact Paige Stephens on 0113 487 0121 or paige.stephens@badenochandclark.com Badenoch and Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch and Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Paige Stephens

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