Mental Health & Learning Disability Assessor - Slough

Comfort Care Services
£0 - £30,000/Year
02 Dec 2017
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description: AssessorResponsible To: Business ManagerShort Description: The Assessor is responsible for completing assessments for new Service Users who are vulnerable adults suffering from Learning Disabilities, Mental Health, Challenging Behaviours and those recovering from drug and alcohol abuse.Summary of Benefits: Annual salary up to £30k depending on experience, 28 days annual leave incl public holidays, Pension Scheme, Fully expensed company mobile phone for business use, Company laptop, Mileage paid for business use, Car business insurance paid, Free car parkingSpecific Duties: The Assessor will be specifically responsible for: Building key relationships with Social Workers, Care Managers, Discharge Liaison Officers and Placement OfficersUndertaking full assessments of potential Service UsersDevelop and write care packagesProducing care plans including support plans and risk assessmentsProducing costing for service to be providedWorking closely with Care Management to confirm fundingLiaise with stakeholders and internal operations to facilitate move in dateFollow up Service User Reviews and work in the best interest of the Service UseerProvide performance data and Service User satisfactionUndertaking re-assessments from time to timeLiaising with MDT'sMaintaining accurate records and preparing reports Qualifications: The following qualification, skills and experience are required for this role:A minimum of 2 years previous experience as an Learning Disabilities or Mental Health AssessorCQF Level 5 in Health and Social Care (or NVQ Level 4)Degree in Health and Social Care preferredEducated to A levelSome background in sales to help build the business and promote referralsGood written and spoken communication skillsConfident in approach and empatheticCompetence in the use of Microsoft Office and Internet applicationsStrong administration skillsFull driving licence and use of own car for business use