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Best Interest Assessor/Court of Protection

  • Job reference: 020519
  • Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: My client Luton borough council have a requirement for a social worker for the Best interest Assessor/Court protection. Based at Clemiston House

Working closely with adults within the Borough of Luton, you will fulfil the duties and responsibilities of Best Interest Assessor (BIA) / Court of Protection (CoP) Social Worker in the Adult Safeguarding Team, completing comprehensive person centred assessments to a high standard in determining whether applications made by Managing Authorities to deprive a person of their liberty meet the legal criterion and are in the person's best interests, as outlined in the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, Code of Practice and subsequent case law

Main responsibilities:

Demonstrable post qualification experience with adults, families, carers and professionals including:
* Assessment work in a vulnerable adult setting
* Experience and knowledge in undertaking BIA assessments and presenting cases in court
* Experience of working effectively and independently within a multi-disciplinary context, initiating appropriate statutory action
* Experience of advocacy

Hours - 37 per week (with flexibility from working from home)
Pay rate negotiable
Must be car driver
Temp 3 months on going

How to apply?
Please contact Louise @ service care solutions 01772 208964 or

Who are Service Care Solutions?
- - HCPC pay benefits
- Referral bonus scheme - £250
- Find a job referral £75
- Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities
- ~payroll twice a week
- Excellent Pay rates
- - A specialist consultant within an experienced Social Work recruitment team