Liberty Protection Safeguards Team Manager Job at Derby City Council – in Derby

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Full time


Grade M £48,618 – £52,784

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Job description

Directorate: People Services

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract type: Fixed Term until 31/12/2022

Location: The Council House

Derby City Council Adult Social Care are looking for an exceptional individual to support the implementation of the Liberty Protection Safeguards across Adult and Children’s Social Care in Derby City. Under the changes set out in the Mental Capacity Amendment Act (2019), the Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) will replace the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) from April 2022. The successful postholder will manage the implementation of changes needed for this new legislation, as well as managing the current DOLS service.

As part of our safer recruitment checks the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please be aware that where there are staff within the organisation who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy, requirements to redeploy to another suitable role will apply and take priority.

The closing date for this vacancy is Friday 21st May 2021 at midnight. Any application forms received after the closing date will not be accepted.

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Company Location:  Derby

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