DoLS Best Interest Assessor

Belmont Recruitment
South Yorkshire, UK
Closing date
11 Feb 2021

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Belmont Recruitment are currently working alongside a Local Authority in South Yorkshire to recruit an experienced DoLS Best Interest Assessor to undertake the role of the Authorised Signatory for a period of approximately 3 months.

The successful candidate will receive an hourly rate of up to £37 ltd.

Duties & Responsibilities will Include:

* Reviewing the reports of the Best Interests and Mental Health Assessors

* Scrutinising reports and checking for evidence that the six legal assessment criteria's are met

* Seeking clarification from assessors where evidence is lacking or unclear

* Checking details on Form 5 and completing evidence of scrutiny section, providing justification for the authorisation

* Advising DoLS office of any refusals and grounds for refusals

The ideal candidate will have experience of practising as a DoLS Assessor and have the ability to deal with adult protection and mental capacity issues.

Please apply ASAP if this position would be of interest

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