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Senior Best Interests Assessor

  • Employer: Adult Social Services
  • Reference: ADBA0012
  • Published: Wed 24/11/2021, 17:40 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 17/12/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: JM2:- £35,745 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset

Are you interested in protecting the rights of vulnerable people to make their own decisions? Could you determine what is in someone’s Best Interests even when they are putting themselves at risk? Would you feel confident in challenging established professional viewpoints?

 

The Deprivation of Liberty Team is looking for a Senior Best Interests Assessor to help us answer these questions and support the wider work of the team.

 

You should possess a good working knowledge of the relevant legislation and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. You must be a qualified Best Interests Assessor who has had experience in this role or of complex and contentious work. In addition you must have an active social work, nurse, occupational therapist, or psychologist registration.

 

This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

 

For an informal discussion, please contact Dameon Caddy (MCA/DoLS Manager) on 07584607240 or dameon.caddy@n-somerset.gov.uk.

 

 Anticipated interview date:       Wednesday 12 January 2022

 

North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

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Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

 

 

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  • Employer: Adult Social Services
  • Reference: ADBA0012
  • Published: Wed 24/11/2021, 17:40 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 17/12/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: JM2:- £35,745 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset

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