Independent Living Assessor – RBKC

Job Details


Umbrella rate: £13.38

Main purpose of the role:

Supporting the social work and occupational therapy teams to provide social care services, equipment and minor adaptations.  Promoting the independence and well being of residents in the Royal Borough.

Main Accountabilities:

To provide timely and responsive assessments, re-assessments and/or reviews delivering personalised care to support users and carers with non-complex needs to shape their own lives, encouraging maximum independence and safety.


To assess, according to the agreed eligibility criteria and organise the equipment, adaptations and services required in a safe, timely and effective manner.


To develop an understanding of a variety of methods of overcoming and managing problems of daily living (using alternative techniques, arranging equipment, equipment trials, minor adaptations, home care services, re-ablement, direct payments) and be able to advise (and as relevant demonstrate to) clients,  relatives and carers on their application, suitability and safe usage.


To undertake placements within the different disciplines within the assessment services and participate in their duty service.


To liaise effectively and work in partnership with statutory and voluntary organisations and any other relevant agencies.



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