Paralegal / Caseworker – Court of Protection


Clarke Willmott
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Competitive

Job Highlights
  • We have an exciting opportunity for a Caseworker in our esteemed Court of Protection team, this is a hybrid role that’s based from our beautiful Bristol city centre office.
  • Working with us you will feel empowered, valued and free to be yourself in a safe and supportive environment.
  • We provide a comprehensive learning and development programme and a range of wellbeing initiatives to support your career journey.
Job Requirements/Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Caseworker in our esteemed Court of Protection team, this is a hybrid role that’s based from our beautiful Bristol city centre office. In this role you’ll collaborate with families, professional advisers, and local authorities nationwide. This role provides a unique chance to work alongside our experts, offering practical advice and assistance for individuals unable to manage their finances due to reasons such as mental incapacity.

This role is rewarding in more ways than one, we offer meaningful work a fantastic work culture and a great benefits package that includes:

  • 26 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Additional Christmas annual leave
  • Life assurance
  • Bonus
  • Hybrid working
  • Learning and development program
  • All the Tech needed to excel in this role.

This role could be ideal for you if you have a background in court of protection work, accounting, administration, or the care sector. Maybe you have an interest in law and helping others but feel that progressing to solicitor isn’t quite for you.

Who we are

You’ll be joining a national law firm that enjoys a strong reputation, made possible by our exceptional people – each chosen for their industry knowledge and passion for their field. We want to help you to reach your full potential, love the work you do and deliver the best results for your clients. It’s our goal to make you feel great about working with us, and we work hard to cultivate a culture that makes it easy for you to stay with us for many years.

We work flexibly and you’ll be empowered to work where you do your best work, balancing your individual needs with the need for us to engage as teams and deliver excellent client service.

Most of our people choose to work in a hybrid fashion, working from home and attending our offices on occasion. Our offices are in Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton, and Taunton.

About the role:

You’ll be responsible (under supervision) for managing the financial affairs of vulnerable individuals (in particular, those with limited mental capacity due to diagnosis of dementia). You’ll have daily interactions with clients, their families, care providers, government bodies, and local authorities. Your support will cover a wide range of issues, including care arrangements, financial planning, and management. Additionally, you’ll assist the team with various administrative duties.

We pride ourselves on being a sociable, friendly, and hardworking team that values work-life balance our working hours are 9am – 5:30pm.

Dependent on your experience, to ensure you are provided with the tools you need to reach your full potential in this this position, we may require more office presence during the first few months, we offer a trusting culture and access this requirement on a person-by-person basis.

This role is right for you if you have:

  • Administration experience and have experience of using Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic accountancy skills OR good numeracy Skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills, and can be efficient, and accurate in a busy and varied role.
  • Professionalism, personal touch, honesty, and integrity, these traits are part of your ethos and are essential for this role.

We are open to candidates from various backgrounds; prior experience in Court of Protection, Accounting, Financial planning, or the Care sector is advantageous but not essential.

Your attitude, personality fit, and interest/knowledge in court of protection work matter most. Training will be provided to ensure your success.

What we can offer you:

A career at Clarke Willmott will feel different to other law firms. We thrive on our individual differences and diversity because as a team, we are united by our shared values and mutual respect. Working with us you will feel empowered, valued and free to be yourself in a safe and supportive environment.

Our mission is to help you realise your full potential whilst maintaining a positive work-life balance. We provide a comprehensive learning and development programme and a range of wellbeing initiatives to support your career journey.

There’s no doubt we expect the best from our people and even the occasional extra mile. In return, your dedication and commitment to the continued success of the firm will be rewarded with a comprehensive range of flexible benefits.

Clarke Willmott
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Competitive

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