Court of Protection General Visitor

Body: Office of The Public Guardian
Appointing Department: Ministry of Justice
Sector: Judicial, Prison & Policing
Location: England and Wales
Number of Vacancies: 40
Remuneration: Fees range from £128 - £184 per visit and report prepared.
Time Requirements: Flexible The role will require a commitment of between 50- 150 visits per annum

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications

    06/04/2018 at 17:00

  • Panel Sift


  • Final Interview Date

    July & August 2018

  • Announcement

    September 2018


Assessment Panel

Vacancy Description

You will visit our clients and those acting for them, and report to the Public Guardian or CoP on the clients’ needs, wishes and best interests and on how the deputy or attorney is managing their affairs. You will assess the client’s capacity to make certain decisions and be expected to consult with agencies like Social Services, residential or nursing care home managers, providing accurate written reports to deadline and in line with agreed targets and standards. You will be self-employed and responsible for paying your own tax, national insurance and having professional and public liability. This position may be combined with other work commitments, paid or unpaid.

Person Specification

We are seeking self-motivated individuals who can demonstrate their professional knowledge, experience or qualifications in areas related to social care, health, finance or law, to work as a general visitor. You will have an excellent understanding of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and be willing to travel extensively within your region. This is a statutory appointment under Section 61 of the Act.

General Visitor2018-Application Form final
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