Best Interest Assessor Job In Northumberland

Best Interest Assessor

  • £23 per hour
  • Northumberland
  • Posted: 19/11/2020
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: V49102432

Job Details

Best Interest Assessor - (DoLS)



£23 per hr

An opportunity has arisen for a Social Worker/Best Interest Assessor to join the Deprivation of Liberty Team (DoLS) in Northumberland.

This is a temporary position for 6 months.

The post will involve completing Best Interest Assessments (BIA) reports, and providing advice to internal and external professionals, individuals and their families in relation to the DoLS process.

This is a challenging role and you will need to be able to work autonomously managing your own case load and time whilst remaining flexible to service demands, seeking advice from colleagues and managers as appropriate. Working as an effective team member is essential.

It is essential that you have knowledge of Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and also the Care Act and Safeguarding Adults legislation, policy and guidance.

It is also essential that you can demonstrate a commitment to non-discriminatory practice and equal opportunities. To be considered for this post, you must have a relevant Social Work qualification such as Degree in Social Work, DipSW, CQSW, CSS or equivalent, be a qualified Best Interest Assessor, and be registered with SW England. Professional support, supervision and appraisal will be provided by a Senior Social Worker and Team Manager.

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