Legal Advisers

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Social Work England
Proposed fee:
£525 per day; A minimum commitment of 25-30 days per year
Closing date:
28th May
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Recruitment timetable

Closing Date for Applications
12 noon on Tuesday 28 May 2019
Invite to interview
w/c Monday 17 June
Interviews, Sheffield
Weeks commencing: Monday 24 June 2019, Monday 1 July 2019, Monday 8 July 2019, Monday 15 July 2019
Notification of appointment by Social Work England
July 2019

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Every day, social workers support millions of people to improve their chances in life. Social Work England is a specialist body taking a new approach to regulating social workers in their vital roles. We believe in the power of collaboration and share a common goal with those we regulate – to protect the public, enable positive change and ultimately improve people’s lives.

Can you lend us your expertise and help make a difference?

We’re looking for partners who can offer their skills and knowledge for several days throughout the year to support our fitness to practise function.

As Legal Adviser, you will be a practising solicitor or barrister with 10 years’ post qualification experience. You will provide timely and appropriate legal advice to ensure a transparent and lawful fitness to practise hearing.

No two days will be the same as you’ll strive to ensure that that cases are dealt with efficiently, objectively and fairly.

We’re looking for candidates from diverse backgrounds who are representative of the UK population and our registrants. Our offices are based in Sheffield, but we are keen to receive applications from candidates throughout the UK.

If you are ready to join our journey to re-shape social work standards so that people receive the best possible support whenever they might need it in life take a look at this site.

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