Law Staff Legal Recruitment Ltd
01 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
New opening at accredited Southampton firm for a Mental Health Advocate with panel membership to manage their own caseload on either a permanent or locum basis. The Firm Possessing multiple accreditations from the Law Society, this firm is recognised for its expertise in a range of legal disciplines. It has a reputation for providing a high level of client care and practice management, with a raft of testimonials and recommendations. The firm provides a supportive work environment for its staff, with the opportunity for career progression. The firm is now recruiting for a Mental Health Advocate with panel membership for its office based in Southampton. The Role This is an opportune time to join the firm as a Mental Health Advocate and become part of an established, specialist team. Applications are encouraged from Solicitors, Legal Executives and Paralegals who possess membership of the Law Society`s Mental Health Panel. Your duties will revolve around managing a busy and challenging caseload advising patients and their relatives across the full remit of Mental Health Act issues. You will advise and represent clients at Mental Health Review Tribunals and Managers` Hearings. Applications will be considered on a permanent basis or on a locum basis to start immediately. Please contact Jonathan quoting reference JB27104 when applying for this position. The Candidate To be considered for this role: You must be a Solicitor, Legal Executive or Paralegal with solid experience in mental health; You must possess membership of the Law Society`s Mental Health Panel; You will be a confident advocate with first class client care and communication skills across all levels; You will possess a good working knowledge of Legal Aid Agency processes; You will be IT proficient; It will be advantageous to possess Higher Rights of Audience. MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCATE: PERMANENT/LOCUM PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL (INCLUDING SPAM FOLDER) FOR CONFIRMATION YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED. Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position. By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site. PLEASE NOTE LAW STAFF LEGAL RECRUITMENT LIMITED ARE UNABLE TO REGISTER YOU AS A CANDIDATE AND DISCUSS ADDITIONAL POSITIONS UNTIL YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR IDENTIFICATION. In accordance with The Conduct of Agencies and Businesses Regulations Act of 2003, Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited require all candidates applying for a position to provide via email, fax or post, a copy of photographic identity and proof of address. Please also note that all communication, including telephone calls, with Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are recorded and monitored for training and compliance purposes. To view Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited`s candidate registration terms please go to our website. As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited`s candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Tel Fax Address: Please see our website for details
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