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Assessment Officer - Adults - Sutton

Job Title: Assessment Officer - Adults - Sutton
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Sutton
Salary: £22.58 - 22.58 per hour
Start Date: 24/06/2024
Duration: 3 months initially
REF: SD0606202402
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 days ago

Job Description

Assessment Officer - Adults - Sutton

Are you a passionate, dedicated Assessment Officer looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting an Assessment Officer to join an Adult Social Care Team, in the Occupational Therapy Hub and Initial Contact Team. You will maximise an individual’s potential independence by undertaking  assessment, recommendations, rehabilitation techniques, equipment, adaptations, support  planning and review for vulnerable and disabled people in the community.

Duration: 3 months initially

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm, 36 hrs/week – Hybrid

Assessment Officer role: Full JD Available

  • Triaging new referrals, completing proportionate telephone assessments and visiting residents in the community
  • Identify referrals which may require urgent response and ensure these cases are passed along to the appropriate team or agency
  • Carry out assessments, duty, casework, support plans and reviews, as required by the team manager
  • Monitor and review support plans to ensure they meet client, carer’s needs
  • Complete functional assessments for equipment and adaptations
  • Make recommendations for rehousing and the provision of designated adaptations liaising with appropriate professionals and agencies
  • Ensure that practical assistance is provided to vulnerable adults, their families and carers in assessing their needs, risks and capacity supporting them to identify and maximise their community and other natural support resources with the aim to promote their safe independence and wellbeing
  • Identify individuals at risk of abuse and neglect, take action to manage risk and to protect from further abuse or neglect, reporting safeguarding concerns within the multi-agency safeguarding process
  • Carry out joint casework with other professionals and services
  • Keep and maintain records or work, reviews and adaptions

Essential Requirements

  • NVQ Level 3 in Adult Social Care or equivalent
  • Knowledge of a wide range of disabilities and assessment systems
  • Experience of triaging new referrals, completing proportionate telephone assessments and visiting residents in the community
  • Experience completing functional assessments for equipment and adaptations
  • Enhanced Adult DBS registered to the update service

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Assessment Officer friends or colleagues.

If you are an Assessment Officer and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0208 514 9110 and speak to Sammy Davis Or email on, 

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

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