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Vacancy for Legal Officer

Salary Grade C; £29,725 (National) or £34,525 (London) (if applicable)
Directorate Regulatory, Customer & Corporate Operations
Function Governance and Legal Services
Job Type Permanent
Location Leeds or London
Hours of Work Full time 37 hours per week
Closing Date: 24 Jun 2019 11:45PM

Are you committed to helping us regulate health and social care within England?

We are looking for caring, honest, hardworking individuals who will strive for excellence and work as part of a team to help us ensure that health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate and high-quality care..

Let us tell you a little bit about the role....

We are recruiting a Legal Officer within Governance & Legal Services to provide robust, responsive legal advice and support to the CQC. This will include work within both civil and criminal enforcement. Responsibilities will include supporting Senior lawyers on criminal enforcement, case preparation and case progression alongside providing legal advice to our Inspection directorates on a variety of civil enforcement matters, including providing legal advice on First Tier Tribunal cases.

You will also be responsible for developing strong relations throughout the business and with external stakeholders, using your experience and knowledge to shape legal solutions.

What we're looking for from you...

You will be either a qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives or have proven experience of working within a legal environment in a health and social care setting, criminal law setting or within the Public Sector. You will have experience of managing a high level of casework.

Your key skills will include:

  • Ability to advise and present complex legal information clearly and accessibly.
  • Being able to work as part of a team
  • An eye for detail, the ability to analyse risk and strength of evidence and the ability to reassess priorities on a continual basis

If you are interested and think this is the perfect job for you, apply today! 

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