Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Manager The Safeguarding Adults Service is seeking to appoint a Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Manager to lead and develop local practice to comply with the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and co-ordinate and provide guidance on Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards requests. You will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills with colleagues and service users, the ability to implement cultural change to improve processes and procedures, and a proven record of risk management. Suitable candidates must demonstrate in depth knowledge and understanding of the Mental Capacity Act and commitment to the wider safeguarding agenda. For this post you will have a relevant professional qualification and substantial proven post qualifying experience. For more information and a discussion about the post please contact Sharon Burgess, Acting Head of Safeguarding Practice, MCA/DoLS & Quality Assurance on 020 8379 5620, or
Closing and Interview Dates
Closing Date – Midnight 29th November 2012
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All appointments will be made at the bottom point of the salary range “This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment”.