Mencap (Flexible) - Legal Caseworker

  • Location: Work from home
  • Salary: £32,960 p/a
  • Hours: 37.5 p/w
  • Deadline: Friday, 14th June

 

Here at Mencap, we are committed to providing good quality information & advice to families,carers and supporters of people with a learning disability, and occasionally to individuals with a learning disability themselves. The majority of the work that we do is focused on community care, mental capacity, welfare benefits and health issues. Our wonderful teams support people with a variety of queries,including legal related issues. We are excited about our future and are an expanding team aiming to help more people who may need our support.                                                                                                       

The exciting news is that we are looking for someone to join us on a full time basis. The great news is we are flexible with regards to the location of this role, it could be home based, or if you would prefer, you could work from your nearest Mencap office.

The main purpose of the roles is to provide Advice & Casework support to families with community care and mental capacity disputes. The Legal Caseworker will manage their own caseload supporting cases across the UK. The successful Legal Caseworker will also supervise our Legal Volunteers with their caseloads as and when required.

To be considered for this role, we are looking for a truly caring individual, who really wants to make a difference to people that we support their families and carers. You will need to have achieved a Degree in Law, and have a good background as either a Lawyer or Paralegal. To ensure true success, you will need to have significant experience with Casework in one or more of the following areas; Social / Community Care, Mental Capacity, SEN and any areas related to the work that we do. Ideally, you will be able to evidence your ability to work independently and have a real confidence about the quality work that you do.

 

For more information, and to apply, please click here