Safeguarding Adults Officer
  • Employer: People and Communities
  • Reference: PASA2653
  • Published: Fri 11/09/2020, 9:20 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 07/10/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 22 hours per week
  • Salary: JM1:- £32,234 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset

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Safeguarding Adults Officer

Directorate:                         People and Communities                       

Starting salary:                   JM1:- £32,234 per annum pro rata

Location:                               Based in the Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare

Hours:                                    22 hours per week

Contract:                               Permanent

Closing date:                       Wednesday 07 October 2020


Are you enthusiastic and knowledgeable about human rights based practice?

Are you able to challenge decisions in a sensitive yet confident manner?

Can you ensure decisions start with the person rather than the professional?

If so we would welcome an application from you to work within our small friendly team.


We are looking for an individual able to engage with an open mind and work positively with complexity and risk. You must be a qualified social worker, nurse, OT, or psychologist who also has an up to date Best Interests Assessor (BIA) Qualification.


The DoLS Team is part of the wider Safeguarding Adults Team so your duties will also involve providing support to this aspect of the service. 


This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



Want to know more and apply?

For an informal discussion, please contact Dameon Caddy on 01275 885285 or


Visit to download an application pack and apply online.


Anticipated interview date:       Monday 12 October 2020


How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.


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