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Care Assessor
  • Employer: Brent Council
  • Reference: 812
  • Published: Sat 18/02/2023, 17:35 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 30/03/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £32,805 - £39,582 p.a inc.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, Middlesex HA9 0FJ, Brent

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Care Assessor

Salary range: £32,805 - £39,582 p.a. inc. 
Contract: Permanent
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic centre and other locations from time to time
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
The Post

To carry out social care and joint health assessments.

Devise appropriate comprehensive support plans in order to meet identified needs

Ability to evaluate and highlight varying needs for the purpose of different types of care support options, traditional care, reablement or supported living

Participate in care discussions and multidisciplinary assessments regarding customers

To be creative in determining appropriate services to meet varying needs

Ability to research both formal and informal services to meet needs

To monitor and review packages of care

To work in partnerships with other statutory, voluntary and private sector organisations. Contribute to the development of the Team

To undertake actions in relation to Safeguarding Adults, as required within the locally agreed Adult Safeguarding policies

The Person
  • Good customer care skills demonstrating ability to within the Council’s Customer Care Procedures.
  • Good interpersonal skills, demonstrating the ability to work with colleagues and other external agencies.
  • Ability to plan own work, work under pressure and use of effective methods deadlines. 13. Good communication skills (verbal & written).
  • Ability to collate information and produce relevant assessments; support and review action plans and other relevant reports.
  • Ability to use IT processes to meet required data input.
  • Ability to calculate basic funding costs in relation to presenting social care packages.
  • Ability to work in partnership with carers, families, & relevant stakeholders.
Closing date: 02 March 2023 (23:00)
Additional Information

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on