Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Head of Legal Services

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Legal Services (Band 8a) for an NHS hospital based in East London.

This role is for a fixed 12-month contract and is ideal for someone who has previous legal experience in an NHS environment.


, To provide a responsive, resolution-focused and effective complaints and legal claims service within the Trust
, Work closely with Medical Director / Chief Nurse to ensure the highest possible standard of claim settlement and claims cost containment
, Lead the response and resolution team to ensure that the Trust management of legal claims is responsive, timely and effective
, Handle and manage all clinical negligence, personal injury, and employer's liability and public liability legal claims
, Be responsible for the line management of the administrator for legal services.


, Educated to degree level and a legal qualification such as Solicitor or Legal Executive
, A risk management qualification is desirable but not essential
, Substantive complaints and claims handling/clinical governance/risk management experience, preferably within an acute NHS setting
, Knowledge/understanding of confidentiality issues

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Lloyd Stanley:
Telephone: 01772 208969

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Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide.

We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who may be interested in this role.

Please contact Lloyd on 01772 208969 with any referrals.