Social Care Lead Officer

Sandwell Council House, Oldbury, Freeth Street B69 3DE
Band G, SCP 38 - 43 (£34,106 - £39,002) (£17.68 - £20.22 per hour)
10 Oct 2018
26 Oct 2018
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Lead Officers are required to support the Sandwell DoLS team.  You are to have at least a minimum of 3 years’ experience in social work and completing Best Interest Assessments, with an essential comprehensive understanding of the DoLS Safeguards and Mental Capacity Act including its application.

It is preferable you have supervised and managed staff.  The role involves scrutinising assessments, managing a heavy workflow ensuring turnover of completed assessments, working with internal and external professionals including Legal team and essentially working on your own initiative away from management direction.  You will be responsible for identifying learning and development areas for assessors and co-ordinating the necessary training.  It is essential you possess excellent communication and analytical skills.

Only if you possess the above experience and qualities please apply for these positions.

These vacancies are fixed term for 12 months.


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.

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