Social Care Lead Officer

Sandwell, West Midlands
Band G, SCP 32-37 (£34,788 - £39,782 per annum) (£18.03 - £20.62 per hour)
11 Apr 2019
26 Apr 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

The Role

The DoLS team is currently looking for a Social Care Lead Officer, who is a qualified social worker with at least 3 year plus experience, in addition to having some experience in having managed and lead staff/team. A preference is for the successful applicant to have Best Interest Assessor qualification and some experience in undertaking Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard (DoLS) assessments.

Your role will be scrutinize completed assessments prior to authorising the DoLS application.  You will need to be able to work independently, managing a number of incoming assessments, working to tight timescales and organising the workload of the day.  Clear written and oral communication skills are a must – liaising with senior management, external partners and family/representatives.

If you are interested please apply and submit the application form no later than 26th April 2019.

Shortlisting is planned week of 29th April 2019 and interviews for week commencing 13th May 2019


37 hours per week

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

Supporting documents

Personnel Specification
Job Description
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