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Best Interest Assessor

  • Salary: £42 - £45 per hour
  • Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire
  • Date posted: 04-10-2017
  • Sector: Local Authority, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00002833_1507109660

An exciting new role has become available for a Best Interest Assessor to join the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Team in Bradford County Council.

The ideal candidate would have a qualified Best Interests Qualification and have relevant experience carrying out Best Interest Assessments. This Best Interest Assessor role is sessional and the pay rate is awarded per completed assessment. Further details can be discussed.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Best Interest Assessor:

  • To comply with safe systems of work in accordance with the Directorate's Health, Safety and Welfare Policies and Procedures.
  • To develop an understanding and awareness of issues related to equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice and to demonstrate this in carrying out their duties
  • To have responsibility for promoting continuing personal and professional / vocational development of self through development processes to ensure ongoing registration requirements are met including maintaining your BIA status.
  • To make Adult Protection referrals if identifying the potential abuse of a vulnerable adult and where appropriate to conduct investigations into alleged abuse.
  • To maintain records of work activities in accordance with approved Policies and Procedures, including the use of a computer system

Requirements for this Best Interest Assessor role:

  • Minimum 2 years post qualification experience
  • HCPC Registered
  • Enhanced DBS on the update service
  • Social Work Qualification
  • Completed ASYE

Please note: Unfortunately, due to the nature of the role, newly qualified social workers will not be considered at this stage.

This is a truly rewarding opportunity for a locum Best Interest Assessor to progress in their career. Closing date is Friday 13th October so please apply now to be considered!

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