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"Knowing that the work I do contributes towards improving the lives of Peterborough residents is a real driver for me. Work isn’t just about coming into the office to do the 9 to 5, it’s about wanting to make a real difference. The commitment of my colleagues in working to achieve that goal means there’s always support when you need it and a great team spirit."

Claire M, Children's Services

Best Interest Assessor

Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
03/04/2018
Advert End Date:
30/04/2018 23:59
Employment Location:
Bayard Place, Peterborough
Salary:
£37,306 - £41,025
Weekly Hours:
37
Vacancy ID:
102150

Job details 

Closing date:
30 Apr


Further information

We are looking for a qualified person with a strong understanding of the Mental Capacity Act, a Best Interest Assessor qualification and experience of assessing individuals in hospitals and Registered Care Homes.

You must be able to use initiative and work with complex cases, have a good understanding of current law around Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and good record writing skills and be competent with IT.

You will be required to work in a timely manner with individuals deemed to lack capacity, family members, other professionals and colleagues and contribute effectively to our team. You must be knowledgeable about safeguarding issues and working with vulnerable people.

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