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Prevention Assessor

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell, West Midlands
Band D, SCP 9 -17 (£25,119 - £28,770 per annum)
Closing date
7 May 2024

We are currently seeking to recruit highly enthusiastic and motivated Prevention Assessors to help us deliver a high-quality service to enable people to live independently for longer.

By supporting people to retain or regain their skills and confidence and prevent the need or delays in deterioration wherever possible. The role is varied, and no two days are ever the same.  If you are able to work to deadlines and enjoy working in a fast-paced rewarding environment, then this is the role for you.

You will need to be self-motivated, organised with effective communication skills both written and verbally. Part of your daily role will be operating a duty system to triage new requests and completing face to face and telephone assessments to help promote service user’s independence. Opportunities to develop your Personal Development Portfolio are available, and the attendance of training courses & skill sharing with colleagues are encouraged.

Applicants need the ability to travel around the borough. There may also be a requirement of the post that you use a vehicle to transport small items of equipment.

Our Values; Customer focus, One team, Accountable, Ambitious and Inclusive make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and guide us when we recruit.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Carrying out outcome focused prevention assessments for vulnerable adults throughout the borough.
  • Assessing for the provision of equipment & minor adaptations
  • Working closely with the social work colleagues, other agencies & professionals
  • To provide a service that flexibly meets the needs of service users within budgetary constraints
  • To demonstrate and observe the use of equipment, adaptations and assisted technology.

If you would like to discuss these positions, please email Suzanne Davies on

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