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Best Interest Assessor - (Social and Healthcare Qualified)

Job Title: Best Interest Assessor - (Social and Healthcare Qualified)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Macclesfield
Salary: £17.90 - 17.90 per hour
REF: LukeMHCW49834
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Best Interest Assessor - (Social and Healthcare Qualified) to work with one of our clients based in Macclesfield. You will be working for the council.

Monday - Friday 

Shift Times may vary

Temp contract 

Pay rate - £17.90ph

Job Purpose

The Best Interest Assessor will be employed to carry out statutory duties as defined by the Mental Capacity Act. The Best Interest Assessor will be accountable to the Mental Capacity Act Co-ordinator and the Supervisory Body.

Key Responsibilites

  • Undertake Best Interest Assessments for the DOLS process within legal timeframes.
  • Liaison with mental health assessors, advocates, care homes and hospitals as required as part of the assessment process.
  • Undertake a consultative role, based on developing skills, experience and expertise.
  • To be responsible for ensuring practice and procedures are compliant with regulations, Mental Capacity Act and in line with the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Code of Practice.
  • Act as a resource, including training, for care home/hospital settings.
  • To contribute to the integrated safeguarding unit and service development. The role is split between casework, developmental work and management support according to the need of the service at any time.

4Recruitment Services is a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers and HealthCare Professionals. We offer:

  • An excellent referral scheme of £250 for each successfully placed referral
  • HCPC certified complimentary training
  • 24 hour one on one specialist social work consultant based within your geographical area
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

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

To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area please contact Luke Mathurin on