Court of Protection Case Worker

Vacancy - Full time October 2021, hybrid working (2/3 days office/home)

Hugh Jones Solicitors is a leading specialist Court of Protection and Private Client firm, winner of a number of awards.
As a boutique firm 95% of our work is for vulnerable clients and their families. We have around 60 employees working both at home and from our office at the Deva City Office Park, Manchester.

Court of Protection Case Worker - 2 vacancies

We are looking for a person with experience of the role in another firm or with transferable skills in another sector, , to join our Court of Protection team.

Our Case Workers work with our teams of lawyers, to look after our Court of Protection clients. Many of our clients have a brain injury or have lost capacity because of illness such as Dementia. We look after their property and financial affairs, working closely with them, their families and carers.

Work will include daily contact with clients, their families and carers both on the telephone and through annual home visits. Case Workers are often the first point of contact for clients and their families and help them with a wide range of practical and financial arrangements, from paying bills, to purchasing vehicles and helping clients stay within a budget.

We encourage our team members to develop their skills and knowledge, through mentoring and structured training.

We are also looking for the successful candidate the following experience:

The following skills and qualities will be required:

Working practices and Covid-19

Since March 2020, most of our employees have been working successfully from home and our business has continued to do well throughout this period, despite increasing work volumes.

We have now reorganised our office to provide a socially distanced and safe working environment and have evolved to a position where most team members will work from home some or most of the time but come to the office as needed (depending on their role and experience) and we expect this to be our long term working practice going forward.

Many meetings, both internal and external, are held over Microsoft Teams and we are again now running a full service for our clients.

Salary and benefits

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Start date: As soon as available.

Application: By email to our job share Senior HR Managers, Anna Tonkinson and Lucy Law on SeniorHRmanagers@hughjonessolicitors.co.uk