Adults Best Interest Assessor - Bradford

Recruiter
John Edwin Ltd
Location
Bradford
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
John Edwin is a recruitment and staffing company providing a specialist service to public and private sector organisations in the health and social care sectors nationwide.We are looking for HCPC registered Best Interest Assessors to join Bradford Adults Social Care.Respond to statutory duties placed on Bradford Metropolitan District Council (BMDC) under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA), Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and case law from the Supreme Court and Court of Protection in relation to deprivation of liberty. Undertake the responsibilities of a Best Interest Assessor (BIA) as determined by the MCA, DoLS and associated legislation, national codes of practice and national and local guidance.Hold individual responsibility for ensuring customers, who lack the mental capacity to make decisions to be accommodated for the purpose of care and treatment and who may be deprived of their liberty, have the necessary safeguards in place to protect their human rights. Ensure that arrangements made for these customers comply with best practice guidelines and legal requirements under statutory legislation.

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