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DoLS Support Officer

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 18.5 

Salary:£20,496 - Pro-Rata 

Appointment Type:Fixed Term 

Location:County Hall , Championship Way , Glenfield , Leicestershire, LE3 8RL 


Closing date:26 November 2021 at midnight 

Fixed Term for up to 6 months.

** Days and hours of work to be discussed at interview, please note this is a hybrid working role with time spent working in the office and remotely **

Leicestershire County Council and Rutland County Council Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Service are looking to recruit to the role of DoLS Support Officer. We are looking for someone with an ability to work on their own as well as part of a team, with an eye for detail in a fast-paced role covering a range of tasks. Under the supervision of the DoLS Support Co-ordinator, the DoLS Support Officer will support the delivery of a high performance; high quality service that ensures the department meets its legal procedural deadlines and responsibilities.

The successful applicant must be able to work under pressure to tight deadlines, be highly organised, resilient and have experience in working with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.        

Please note there will be a Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word test after the interview

  • Must have experience with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • NVQ Level 2 in Administration, Project Management or Legal Administration or equivalent demonstrable experience
  • Experience of maintaining a high standard of accuracy with a fast paced, complex and pressurised environment
  • Be highly self-motivated, able to work on own initiative and responsible for own development
  • Ability to utilise relevant legislation and procedural technical knowledge to support the service to remain legally compliant
  • Ability to adapt to changes within relevant cases and to ensure operational practices are amended accordingly
  • Good interpersonal skills including assertiveness and diplomacy
  • Able to devise databases, collate, interpret and accurately report statistical data
  • Commitment to the provision of an effective and efficient service which supports the work of the DoLS service

Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.

For informal enquires please contact Sarah Clifford Tel: 0116 3058124 Email: Sarah.Clifford@leics.gov.uk.

We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce

For further information about working for Leicestershire County Council, please click here.

If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk

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