Deputy Trust Solicitor

Posted 6 April by Your World Healthcare Easy Apply

Your World Healthcare is a leading specialist healthcare recruitment agency, placing a range of healthcare professionals including Non-Clinical and Clinical positions.

Our client is seeking a Deputy Trust Solicitor to work fixed term from Tuesday 8th May - Friday 25th May. The role will be 37.5 hours per week on a Band 8.

Scope of the Role: To help the existing solicitors with a broad range of legal work. The successful applicant will be comfortable providing timely advice and support to a range of non-legal professionals, in conjunction with the existing Deputy Trust Solicitors. You will work collaboratively across teams to ensure that the law is understood and taken into account when decisions with a legal component are made.

  • Answering queries from within the Trust relating to:

  • Consent and Parental Responsibility - to any clinical member of staff, often in unusual situations and/or at short notice.
  • Data Protection Act - (release of medical records and other information under DPA; advice re redaction).
  • Children's public law - Family Court matters (e.g. obtaining statements for Local Authority, advising on types of court order).

  • Confidentiality

  • Documentation

  • Release of information under FOIA (desirable)

  • Criminal law - in particular, advice and support to staff who are attending criminal trials as witnesses. (desirable)

  • Court Applications (eg. Treatment Orders, Wardship, Withdrawal of treatment) - as required, supporting others to run applications to the Family Division of the High Court, including taking part in sensitive discussions with families in these circumstances. (desirable)

  • Other areas of law relating to Trust business

We are an equal opportunities employer

Reference: 34845179

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