Senior Paralegal – Nursing and Midwifery Council

Salary: £34,210 – £41,828 per annum plus benefits

Location: Stratford, London – Currently home based due to Covid 19 Lockdown measures

About us

Our vision is safe, effective and kind nursing and midwifery that improves everyone’s health and wellbeing. As the professional regulator of more than 700,000 nursing and midwifery professionals, we have an important role to play in making this a reality.

Our core role is to regulate. First, we promote high professional standards for nurses and midwives across the UK, and nursing associates in England. Second, we maintain the register of professionals eligible to practise. Third, we investigate when nursing or midwifery care goes wrong – something that affects less than one percent of professionals each year.

To regulate well, we support our professions and the public. We create resources and guidance that are useful throughout people’s careers, helping them to deliver our standards in practice and address new challenges. We also support people involved in our investigations, and we’re increasing our visibility so people feel engaged and empowered to shape our work.

Regulating and supporting our professions allows us to influence health and social care. We share intelligence from our regulatory activities and work with our partners to support workforce planning and sector-wide decision making. We use our voice to speak up for a healthy and inclusive working environment for our professions.

About the role

As a Senior Paralegal you will be responsible for the assessment of allegations of impairment of fitness to practise as received by the NMC in the most serious and complex cases. As well as initial assessment, you will responsible for advising on risk, evidence and the need for an interim order. You will also be responsible for the initial case progression of high profile, complex, multi registrant matters and, on occasion, investigation of a caseload of these matters against NMC registrants.

You will also act as a point of contact for key stakeholder engagement both internal and external to the NMC on this area of work as directed. You will be required to support the senior investigation lawyer in the progression of all her cases and enquiries and liaise regularly with external investigators and the Head of Department.

More information and how to apply can be found here.

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