Best Interest Assessor (BIA)

Posted 26 April 2023
Salary Up to £37.38 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Work
Contact NameGrace Gordon

Job description

A Local Authority in the South Yorkshire area is looking for an experienced Best Interest Assessor (BIA). Apply here!

Please note that this is a Locum position.

Benefits as a Best Interest Assessor (BIA):

  • Competitive pay rate - £37.38 p/h.
  • Great opportunity to broaden your experience and enhance your skills.
  • Supportive management team.
  • Excellent induction pack and training/ team development days.
  • Flexible working opportunities.

Responsibilities as a Best Interest Assessor (BIA):

  • Review the reports of the Best Interests and Mental Health Assessors.
  • Scrutinise reports and check for evidence that the six legal assessment criteria are met.
  • Seek clarification from assessors where evidence is lacking or unclear.
  • Check details on Form 5 and complete evidence of scrutiny section, providing justification for the authorisation.
  • Where the recommended authorisation is not supported by evidence, advise DoLS office of refusal and grounds for refusal.

To be considered for this Social Work position, you must have:

  • Valid Social Work England Registration.
  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Dip SW/CQSW) with AYSE year completed.
  • Driver's License preferable.

Why work with me?

  • One point of contact for advice and support.
  • CV enhancements.
  • Interview preparation.
  • Access to a huge range of jobs through my extensive client network.

Location: Rotherham, South Yorkshire.

Umbrella pay rate: £37.38 p/h.

PAYE payment options available also.

If you are interested in this position or would like to explore other Locum positions within Social Work, please do contact Grace Gordon. We offer a £250 referral fee, get in touch today for more information.