Registrar and Appeals Support Team Senior Lawyer
£57,640 per annum
We are the UK’s nursing and midwifery regulator. We exist to safeguard the health and wellbeing of the public by setting standards for education, maintaining a register of nurses and midwives and investigating individuals whose fitness to practise is called into question.
With a register of approximately 685,000 nurses and midwives, the Registration & Revalidation directorate is the first point of contact and front face for the Organisation. We are responsible for ensuring that the right people get access to our register, and that the integrity of the register is assured to protect the public. We are responsible for dealing with a very large number of transactions, as well as delivering a number of high profile and business critical projects.
About the role
As Senior Lawyer assisting the work of the Registrar and Assistant Registrar, you will be required to provide clear and robust legal advice to enable the NMC to fulfil its statutory role of protecting the public and maintaining public confidence in the nursing and midwifery professions. You will play a key role in the NMC’s Registration and Revalidation function, will have significant individual responsibility and will be held accountable for your decisions by both the NMC, and the wider regulatory system.
In this role you will provide advice to the registrar regarding their decision making powers and other legal matters that affect the directorate. Providing legal and practical advice to the RAST team, case manager and lawyers regarding case work matters, and providing legal advice to the team and the directorate regarding litigation.
For more information and to apply please visit our website via the link below:
Closing date for completed applications: 12:00 noon Thursday 22 June 2017.
Interview date scheduled for week commencing 10 July 2017.
The NMC is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
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