37 hours per week
These are exciting times on the Isle of Wight
within the Adult Social Care Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Team, as
we are in the process of expanding and are looking for a further DoLS Coordinator
who is enthusiastic and can support the Team in their work.
Isle of Wight Council has a range of responsibilities under DoLS and the Mental
Capacity Act as a Supervisory Body and this post will support the DoLS Team in
managing and developing systems that ensure the Council’s duties are
duties will include managing enquiries, referrals and allocation for
assessments and authorisations of DoLS requests; developing and maintaining IT
systems to support this day to day work; and the collection and analysis of
data for both local and national data returns.
of the relevant legislation within Adult Social Care is essential and with the
Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019 and the Liberty Protection Safeguards due
to be implemented the Coordinators role will be key to introducing new
processes to enable the team to adapt to the introduction of this new
Applicants should have a wide experience and knowledge of using standard
IT software, Maths and English at GCSE grade A-C equivalent, and excellent
communication and customer service skills. You will require experience of Adult
Social Care systems and developing administrative systems. You must be able to
prioritise and organise tasks in a busy setting and be flexible to manage
varying workloads and deadlines.
Please visit the Adult
Social Care career opportunities page which holds inspiring
testimonies from team members, a guide to what the Island offers as well as
personal development opportunities we offer.
Team IWC Values:
- Community & Customer focused
- Effective & Efficient
- Working together
- Fair & transparent
We are proud of our commitment to offer:
- Supporting and supervising all our social care workforce
- Providing opportunities for our staff as they develop and progress their
Providing regular training opportunities.
We are looking forward to receiving your application if you have what it takes
to make a difference and share our vision and values.
further information or an informal discussion please contact Ginny Smith on:
(01983) 821000 ext. 5946.
out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.
council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment
policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this
Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively
promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options
(where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees. The Isle of Wight Council is an equal
opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures,
backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local
addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident
Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential
requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled,
they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.
In the interests of efficiency and
economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the
final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager
within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will
not have been successful on this occasion.