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Senior Best Interests Assessor – Newham

Liquid Personnel is currently recruiting for a Senior Best Interests Assessor to work within DoLS Team, Safeguarding, Quality, and Workforce Development service area. The DoLS Service manages London Borough of Newham’s statutory responsibilities in relation to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.

Benefits of the role:

  • Flexible working available
  • Unique role
  • Supportive team

Essential requirements for the role/System knowledge required:

  • The Senior Best Interests Assessor conducts assessments and reviews under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) to assess mental capacity for relevant decisions and establish if a person is being deprived of their liberty and ensure decisions made are in their best interests.
  • Utilising expertise to obtain, evaluate and analyse complex evidence and differing views to arrive at robust decisions. Part of this role is to provide quality assurance of assessments completed under the legislation to ensure timely authorisation.
  • Ensuring detailed record keeping, clarity and professional reasoning in reports to meet legal requirements and professional standards

What we are looking for in a Senior Best Interest Assessor:

  • Social Work England registration
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Hold a full UK licence
  • Post-qualified experience
  • Degree level or equivalent in Social Work

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly
  • Twice weekly payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren’t available from other agencies
  • Free access to Liquid’s exclusive social work training and CPD portal
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
  • “Refer a Friend” bonus – get £250 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes.

We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.

ASI- 179343


Senior Best Interests Assessor – Newham

Job details
Sector: Adult Social Work
Location: Newham
Salary: £35 - £35 phr
Type: Temporary/ locum