Senior Paralegal

Recruiter
Nursing & Midwifery Council
Location
Central London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Aug 2019
Closes
31 Aug 2019
Ref
1230192913
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Paralegal, Case Preparation and Presentation (CPP)
Permanent, full-time
Salary £36,950 - £40,000 per annum (dependent on experience) plus benefits

Please note that this position will be moving to a new office in East London in the Summer/Autumn of 2019

About us

We're the independent regulator of the UK's 690,000 registered nurses, midwives and nursing associates. We set the qualifications students must achieve to step into their first job with the right skills and knowledge to look after patients, mothers, and the public with kindness, skill, respect and compassion.

Better and safer care for people is at the heart of what we do, supporting nurses, midwives and nursing associates across the UK to strive for the highest standards

By promoting professionalism, we help to inspire confidence among the public and pride among nurses, midwives and nursing associates. Held in high regard, they are able to act as leaders in their communities.

About you

As the Senior Paralegal you will support the fitness to practise CPP work with the aim of delivering an efficient and effective service that contributes to the directorates overall objectives. You will provide leadership to the paralegal team and be the first point of contact for ay technical issues and be responsible for providing support to less experienced team members.

You will have an enthusiastic approach along with the ability to motivate others in a high pressured environment. You will also have excellent communication skills and be able to build effective working relationships with key stakeholders.

You will be a great problem solver who is able to demonstrate a high level of integrity, patience, resilience and confidence when dealing with unpredictable and sensitive situations and, at times, differing points of view.

Skills & Experience
  • Experience of leading or supervising a team.
  • Demonstrable experience of managing complex and high profile matters, preferable in either criminal or regulatory law.
  • Experience of casework and managing a caseload.
  • Knowledge of health regulation and the court/tribunal process.
  • Ability to prepare and draft legal documents.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills with the ability to achieve results and work to strict timeframes.
  • Excellent IT skills.

Fitness to Practise New Ways of Working

We are changing the way we do things. We are currently in the implementation stage of our new ways of working. This work will move us towards a process that supports better patient care by encouraging openness and learning.

We are putting people at the heart of our new ways of working. We understand for many people making a complaint to us, can be stressful and uncomfortable. That is why we are improving our current processes and providing information on the support that is available for patients, service users and families with our dedicated public support service.

Moving to our new ways of working will allow us to be a compassionate, fair and transparent regulator. We will aim to make the best decision, to enable better, safer care for people in the future at the earliest opportunity.

Why work for the NMC?

Our people are at the heart of everything we do. We aim to recruit the right people in the right places and we value the contribution they make to the success of our organisation. In return, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

Closing date for completed applications: Wednesday 28thAugust 2019 12:00 midday

Interview Date: Friday 13thSeptember 2019

The NMC is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Registered Charity in England and Wales [1091434] and in Scotland [SC038362]

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