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Advanced Practitioner (DoLs)

  • Job reference: luton
  • Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: We have a requirement for Advanced Practitioner based at Clemitson House, Luton.

To assist in the quality checking and auditing of all arrangements relating to Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), directing work and providing guidance and support to Best Interest Assessors (BIAs) and Court of Protection social workers, ensuring a high standard of service delivery that promotes the best interests of individuals in a proportionate way.

Fundamental to fulfilling the responsibilities of this post is the ability to respond positively and successfully to the ever-changing pressures and nature of DoLS created through case law, cascading changes to BIAs and embedding into practice, policy and process in a timely manner to ensure that Luton Borough Council is operating to the legislative requirements placed upon it.

Support the Specialist DoLS Practitioner in implementing an efficient and legally compliant DoLS function on behalf of Luton Borough Council. Undertaking, managing and coordinating authorisation requests on a risk and urgency basis, you will make high risk decisions on behalf of the Council, preparing, receiving and collating documents and reports for key meetings to agreed standards and presenting in Court, as required and completing statutory forms. In addition, helping to manage and monitor spend to enable accurate tracking and forecasting for year on year expenditure.

What you need to apply?
-MASH experience
-In depth experience in Adult Social care
-Car driver

How To apply?
Contact Louise Rutter @ Service Care Solutions on 01772208964 to apply or send email

Who are service care solutions?
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