Social Care Lead Officer

Sandwell, West Midlands
Band G, SCP 32-37 (£34,788 - £39,782 per annum) (£18.03 - £20.62 per hour)
22 May 2019
04 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full time

This post is a fixed term contract until April 2020.

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 4th June 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.