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Locum Social Worker - Adults Best Interests Assessor

  • Salary: £15 - £17 per hour
  • Location: Shropshire
  • Date posted: 09-05-2017
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: TJ120

Shropshire Council is currently looking for a Best Interest Assessor (BIA) to join their Adults team. 


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


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • 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 make Adult Safeguarding referrals if identifying an adult who is experiencing or at risk of abuse.

  • To maintain records of work activities in accordance with approved Policies

    and Procedures, including the use of a computer system (e.g. CareFirst, ESCR).

  • Responsible to MCA/DoLS Manager who is in turn responsible for the post holder’s health and safety, training and development. 

  • Expected to lead and/or contribute to a range of projects and build relations with both internal and external partners in order achieve specified outcomes, but will not have direct authority over those involved.


Why Charles Hunter Associates?

  • Free access to our CPD training, easily accessible online (worth £500 perannum) which contributes to HCPC
  • You will have support from your own dedicated consultant who is focused on your career and development as a person. They will have their own specialised knowledge and experience to place you in the best possible roles to suit your skills and needs.
  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Bonus referral scheme of £250 if you refer a “friend” or “colleague” looking for work.
  • Compliance Plus accredited and recently awarded “Most Effective Compliance Operation”.


If you are interested please get in touch with Charles Hunter Associates on 01189 485 555 and ask for Talib Jetha directly. Alternatively, you are able to apply through the website following the instructions as stated.