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Best Interest Assessor

  • Location: Swindon, England
  • Salary: £40 - £40 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care are looking for 1 Best Interest Assessor to work for Swindon Borough Council.This position is full time (37 hours per week) and is paying £40 per hour. 

You will be primarily home based, however will be required to travel to complete assessments in Swindon or the surrounding geographical area, attend a weekly team meeting via MS Teams and a monthly face to face team meeting at the Civic campus in Swindon. All necessary IT and communication equipment will be provided.

The Role:

To complete Best Interests Assessments under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards legal framework.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Examining copies of relevant assessments or care plans drawn up by the Local Authority; and Examining copies of any relevant assessment or care plans drawn up by the managing authority; and Consulting with the managing authority to understand how any care plans are being implemented.
  • The Best Interest Assessor must then consider whether the care plan, and how it is being implemented constitutes a detention, and therefore a deprivation of liberty.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Experience: 2+ years working in a similar role.
  • Compliance: Up to date DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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