Section 12 Doctor – DoLS

Job Category: Social Care
Reference
Service Suffolk County Council DoLS Team
Contract Type Temporary
Duration
Location Suffolk
Job Type Part-time
Start Date ASAP
Hours per week Ad hoc assessments
Rate Contact us, Rate per assessment is negotiable and dependent on location

About the job:

We are seeking a Section 12 Doctor, qualified to undertake Mental Health Assessments, to complete a MCA/DoLS (Depreviation of Liberty Safeguards) Assessment in the following locations:

-TN38 – East Sussex

-NN12 – Grafton Manor

-TQ1 – Torquay

  • Suggest any conditions that might reduce the need for on-going deprivation of liberty, or lessen the impact of the deprivation on the relevant person.
  • Frame any conditions so that they apply to such matters that the managing authority can control (rather than general care planning).
  • Discuss any conditions in advance of setting them with the managing authority, to ensure that the managing authority can comply.
  • Liaise with Best Interest Assessor to ensure continuity for service user
  • Completed training for deprivation of liberty mental health assessors provided by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
  • Be approved under section 12 of the Mental Health Act 1983, or be a registered medical practitioner with at least two years’ post-registration experience in the diagnosis or treatment of medical disorder.
  • Hold current GMC registration
  • Be eligible to work in the UK.
  • The opportunity to complete more ad hoc Section 12 DoLS assessments
  • 3% pension contribution from employer
  • Mileage (negotiable)
  • Weekly payment into your preferred method

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