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Best interest Assessor

  • Job reference: 191120192017
  • Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: I am looking for a Best Interest Assessor (social care) to Work Full Time With Luton Council

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.

Details of Role:
-Full Time 37 per week
-3 months on going
-Start - ASAP
-Location - Clemiston House - Various

Must Have:

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

How to Apply?

Please Contact Louise Rutter @ Service Care on 01772 208964 or email over up to date CV

Service Care Bonus to Sign up:

-We offer Free Payroll Services
-£150 after 4 weeks and £100 after 8 weeks
-£250 Referral
-£75 Refer your own job / arrange your own job
-SCS will pay up to £250 each year to help with your Continuing Professional Development
Permanent Qualified Social Worker Bonus*
If you are placed in to a permanent position by SCS we will pay £250 after you have completed 12 weeks in the role!
-Your own personal consultancy
-Free DBS service
-Payroll twice a week
-First release on a jobs and new oppertunites