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DOLS Referral Officer

  • Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
  • Reference: 711484
  • Published: Thu 22/08/2019, 8:44 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 12/09/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Part Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, part time or full time
  • Salary: £ 24,313 - £ 27,905 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Berkshire

Full time (Part time or job share may be considered) Permanent 
 
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and enthusiastic Referral Officer to work in our fast paced Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLs) team. Each day is never the same and you will be working with multi agencies to support the most vulnerable individuals in our local community. The post holder will receive, log and progress referrals from Hospitals, Care Homes, Supported Living accommodation and other professionals, and will be working within the legal framework of the Mental Capacity Act (2005) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (2009). They will gather relevant information from the referrer; co-ordinating and allocating where required professionals to undertake assessments and to oversee the referral and authorisation process. The post holder will ensure appropriate electronic records are maintained and accurate databases are kept. They will provide information and support to care home and hospitals relating to the requirements needed for the referral. The post holder will work under the guidance and support of the relevant Senior / Manager and inform of any areas of concern or risk within the system. The DOLs team is part of our Wokingham Integrated Social Care and Health (WISH) Service. 
 
The ability to work in a busy, fast paced environment, to have excellent communication skills and experience of working with referral systems with varied administrative processes is essential. You will need to be flexible and be able to prioritise and manage your time effectively. Experience of working within adult social care is desirable. 
 
We are a supportive and established team, and offer a good induction programme, regular supervision, and good opportunities for training and development. WBC offer attractive staff benefits. 
 
Closing date: 11pm on 12th September 2019 
Interviews will be held on 18th September 2019 
 
For an informal discussion, please contact Kam Padda or Vicky Scotford on 0118 974 6850 
 
Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks. 
Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks. 
 
To apply, please follow the link to the online application form. CVs are not accepted. 
Alternatively, please call 0118 974 6116 (answerphone outside office hours) quoting ref: 711484 
Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer. 

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  • Job Description
  • Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
  • Reference: 711484
  • Published: Thu 22/08/2019, 8:44 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 12/09/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Part Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, part time or full time
  • Salary: £ 24,313 - £ 27,905 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Berkshire

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