Directorate: People and Communities
Starting salary: JM1:- £32,234 per annum pro rata
Location: Based in the Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare
Hours: 22 hours per week
Closing date: Wednesday 07 October 2020
Are you enthusiastic and knowledgeable about human rights based practice?
Are you able to challenge decisions in a sensitive yet confident manner?
Can you ensure decisions start with the person rather than the professional?
If so we would welcome an application from you to work within our small friendly team.
We are looking for an individual able to engage with an open mind and work positively with complexity and risk. You must be a qualified social worker, nurse, OT, or psychologist who also has an up to date Best Interests Assessor (BIA) Qualification.
The DoLS Team is part of the wider Safeguarding Adults Team so your duties will also involve providing support to this aspect of the service.
This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Want to know more and apply?
For an informal discussion, please contact Dameon Caddy on 01275 885285 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit www.n-somerset.gov.uk/jobs to download an application pack and apply online.
Anticipated interview date: Monday 12 October 2020