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Assessment Advisor



Salford City Council

Unity House
Chorley Road
M27 5AW

2x Assessment Advisor
2C -  £22,183 - £24,491
Working hours: 36 hours per week
Contract type: Fixed term until 31st March 2023
Closing date: 4th February 2022 at 23:59pm 

An exciting secondment opportunity for 2 Assessment Advisers has become available within the Salford Assist Team offering short term support and advice to people who are in crisis, emergency or disaster situations. The role involves undertaking an assessment and evaluation of applications to the scheme, ensuring criteria is applied at all times.  

This is an extremely busy role and there is an expectation that the successful candidates are able to manage their own workload and yet work as part of a team, to ensure all the responsibilities and deadlines in relation to supporting the service are considered and acted upon within agreed timescales.   

Candidates must be able to demonstrate how they meet the following necessary requirements of the post in order to be shortlisted for interview:
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.        
  • Possess ability to work under pressure and show flexibility in order to meet the needs of the service.
  • Excellent organisational skills including the ability to manage your own workload and meet tight deadlines.
  • Possess a good understanding of the concept of positive team working and able to develop and maintain positive working relationships with the teams and partner organisations.    
  • Excellent customer care skills.
  • Experience in Microsoft packages and ability to learn new databases.

About the benefits

You will be welcomed into a friendly environment where your personal and professional development will be encouraged. 

Safe working
We are a Covid-safe organisation and you will have an individual risk assessment when you join the organisation to ensure we effectively support your health and wellbeing throughout your employment.

Continuous service commitment
New employees can now keep their service related benefits when moving between a whole host of public sector organisations within Greater Manchester, which include: Councils, NHS, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue, Transport for Greater Manchester, as well as many others.

Diversity and Inclusion

We are committed to developing a culture which respects individuals, appreciates difference and allows everyone regardless of background to reach their full potential. We are proud to be an accredited disability confident employer and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. We understand how hard it can be to combine caring for a loved one with work so we aim to provide support and flexibility to balance family and caring responsibilities with work

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice which can be found at

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working hours

full time

application deadline

11 59 pm

4th Feb 2022

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