Best Interests Assessor (BIA) Social Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 01/08/2021 23:59
Band 10 £32,234 - £34,728 annually (subject to meeting DBC progression criteria)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Employment Location:
Central House, Darlington - currently supporting agile / remote working.
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Number of posts:
Closing date:
1 Aug
Further Information

We are seeking to appoint a Social Worker who is a qualified Best Interests Assessor (BIA) and who is willing to convert to the Approved Mental Capacity Professional (AMCP) role under LPS ready for implementation in April 2022. The Post will be Band 10 with a candidate who has been through ASYE and is post progressed.

The successful candidate must have in-depth knowledge of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards process and a solid grounding in the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Human Rights Act, together with the ability to apply their skills in practice and promote good practice in safeguarding adults. An understanding of the forthcoming Liberty Protection Safeguards AMCP role would be an advantage.

This is an excellent opportunity, not only for individual development, but to be part of a very proactive and forward thinking team and to play a key part in the successful introduction of the Liberty Protection Safeguards system in Darlington.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For an informal discussion, please contact Andy Nuttall, Team Manager on 07384 243872.

This role requires satisfactory enhanced DBS Disclosure and Adults Barred List Check.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.