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DoLS Administrator / Co-ordinator 

Worcestershire County Council
Worcester, Worcestershire
£12,385 - £12,591 per annum 
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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DoLS Administrator / Co-ordinator 
Salary: £12,385 - £12,591 per annum 
Hours: 19.5
Location: County Hall, Worcester
Permanent, Part-Time

The Role: 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an administrator in the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) team at Worcestershire County Council based at County Hall, Worcester. 

As a DoLS administrator in this team you will be integral to ensuring the smooth running of the DoLS process including liaising with Doctors and Best interest assessors, inputting information on the internal computer system and tracking the process of referrals to ensure that they are completed in a timely manner. 

If you are self-motivated, organised and able to work in a high pressured environment to deadlines, then this is the job for you.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Caroline Mann, DoLS Team Manager on 01905 843 192 or email


You’ll find an overview of the benefits Worcestershire County Council have to offer on our webpage Why work for us? | Worcestershire County Council , so do take a look! Some of the other benefits we can offer include:

Great Holiday Entitlement: As well as bank holidays, you'll get 26 days paid holiday (pro rata for part-time staff). This goes up to 31 days when you have been with us for 5 years. If you get more than 26 days where you work now, don't worry because if you join us without a break, we'll match your holiday up to 31 days. If you’re successful and want to take advantage of this do let us know!
Brilliant Pension Scheme: The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a nationwide, career average pension scheme and is a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government.
Professional Learning & Development:  We actively encourage learning and development for all our staff should they want to progress further or explore other areas within the organisation.
Flexible Working: We are proud to offer hybrid working to provide a better work/life balance where possible.

How to Apply:

Applications are invited to apply for this role. 
Please find attached the Application form, Job Description and Person Specification.
Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.
Please email your application to

Application Closing Date: 12th June 2024
Anticipated Interview Date: 21st June 2024


The work we do at Worcestershire County Council matters! We are there for the most vulnerable people in society who need us the most, we are helping to build a successful and growing local economy, we protect our environment, we improve outcomes for our children, young people and families, and we help ensure our residents are healthier, live longer and have a better quality of life. In short, what we do makes a difference to people's lives!

With so many ways to contribute, the chances are we have a job opportunity that's the career for you.

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While you are working hard, doing your best for the people of Worcestershire, we will do our best to provide an environment that supports and inspires you.  Here are some of the top reasons why you should work here.

Notes for applicants

When you click 'apply', you will be re-directed to Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

To submit your application, you will need to login to our site (this is a separate login to WM Jobs).

First time applicants will be asked to create a new account.  Please note, you are only able to view the Job Description and Person Specification on the WM Jobs board not via Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know. 

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01905 846666
Worcestershire County Council
County Hall
Spetchley Road

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