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Legal Services Manager

Legal Services Manager

Job Title: Legal Services Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West London, London
Industry: Administration and Office Support
Reference: LSM290922_1664437891
Contact Name: Carlie Billingham
Contact Email:
Job Published: 29 September 2022
Job Description

Vibe Recruit are currently looking for a Legal Services Manager for our NHS client, based in North West London.

This is a Band 8A, full time position.

Job Summary

  1. To ensure the efficient and effective management of clinical negligence claims made against the
  2. To ensure the efficient and effective management of Inquest
  3. To manage the Legal Services team and the
  4. Act as the subject matter expert on the management of clinical negligence claims and
  5. To prepare and present reports on clinical negligence claims and
  6. To provide general legal advice as and when
  7. To liaise with Estates, Procurement and HR in order to provide a comprehensive report of legal activity across the Trust

Principal duties

Management of clinical negligence claims

  1. Ensure that all clinical negligence claims are investigated and managed efficiently in accordance with Trust policy and
  2. Ensure that all clinical negligence claims are managed in accordance with NHS Resolution rules and guidance for the Clinical Negligence Scheme for NHS Trusts (CNST).
  3. Liaise with NHS Resolution and all solicitors involved in the handling of a clinical negligence
  4. Receive and allocate new claims and inquests within the Legal Services
  5. Oversee the investigation of clinical negligence claims against the
  6. Ensure that the claims database(s) is regularly maintained, updated and developed to meet reporting requirements, both internally and to NHS
  7. Act as the Trust's named contact with NHS

Inquests

  1. Manage the process for liaising with Coroners and Coroner's Officers to meet the requirements of the Coroner's
  2. Obtain statements and any other information required by the Coroner in support of an
  3. Notify the Divisional Management Team and governance manager of all new Inquests and keep them informed of progress and of the
  4. Advise and support on procedures at inquests and assist with the preparation and content of witness statement and preparing staff for the role of witness and giving
  5. Ensure support is provided to staff before, during and after an
  6. Attend inquests as and when appropriate and required.

Vibe Recruit is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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