Interim Hospitals & PMS Team Lawyer – Remote Working

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Interim Hospitals & PMS Team Lawyer - Remote Working
Interim Position

PSR 1JP00059049

Posted: 17th June 2022 14:48
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £250 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

  • Hours per Week:


  • Anticipated 6 months

  • London
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Interim Hospitals & PMS Team Lawyer -Remote Working - PSR1JP00059049
Pay Rate: Up to £250 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

Location: REMOTE (No travel necessary however occasional team meetings in London or Leeds, if possible).

As a Lawyer working in the Hospitals & Primary Medical Services (PMS) Legal Team you will be responsible for delivering advice to the Hospitals and PMS Directorates, as well as the opportunity to work across a range of stakeholders in the Health sector.  The work is interesting and often high profile.

You’ll provide legal advice to our Hospitals & PMS inspection directorates on a variety of civil enforcement matters, including urgent applications for cancellation or suspension. You will also be required to provide policy and regulatory advice.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide legal advice across CQC as required in line with established quality and service standards.
  • Providing coaching, support, supervision and line management (as required) to Legal Officers / Legal Trainees and Paralegals.
  • With involvement and/or support from Legal Managers and Senior Lawyers as appropriate, undertake complex casework and policy development work.
    Undertake any contentious work, including pre-action protocol matters as required
  • Build strong relations with CQC colleagues and leaders in order to champion, priorities and embed appropriate legal advice.
  • Support the Legal Managers, Senior Lawyers and wider legal team to deliver directorate objectives, and provide an excellent legal service to CQC, including the delivery of training and legal awareness.
  • Identify legal issues and risks, and escalate them to Senior Lawyers or Legal Managers, as appropriate.
  • Have the appropriate knowledge, skills and experience to actively promote diversity and equality of opportunity


Key Requirements:

  • You’ll be a qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives with either 2+ years post qualification experience OR newly qualified with proven substantial experience providing legal advice in a health regulation setting or within the Public Sector.
  • You’ll have an established history of managing caseloads and proven regulatory or enforcement experience.
  • You must be able to quickly adapt to and be able to advise and present complex legal information in an easily understood and accessible format to CQC’s Inspection Directorates.
  • An eye for detail, you’ll be able see the bigger picture, whilst engaging and influencing colleagues in a supportive manner.
  • You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to secure and maintain the confidence of a range of Commission stakeholders.
  • You’ll also be able to analyse risk and benefit within a fast-paced environment, and reassess priorities on a continual basis. Reporting to the Senior Lawyer, you will also be required to support colleagues across Legal Services.
  • Previous experience working in health and regulation. Does this sound like you? If you have valuable experience in regulatory advisory work, civil litigation we would love to hear from you.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, not that they would exclude candidates willing to travel/relocate, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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