Social Worker – Mental Health Team
Applications will be accepted from experienced social workers who are prepared to undertake future AMHP training (job profile attached for information)
You will be expected to provide support and a preventative approach to service users to avoid hospital admission. You will undertake MHA assessments on service users within the community; you will also hold a caseload.
You will be fully supported by a dedicated team to undertake this complex and demanding role.
You will provide an important and valued professional function working with some of the most vulnerable people in society. Your professional expertise and approach will ensure individual needs and aspirations are supported at all times, risk is managed proportionately and safeguarding is of paramount importance. You can expect commitment to your personal and career development.
You will need to be compliant with the Care Act, Mental Health Act, Human Rights Act, Mental Capacity Act and associated Codes of Practice to fulfil your duties in this role.
You will need to have experience of working with the service user group and be able to use social work methods to promote positive change, independence and wellbeing in accordance with assessed need, whilst promoting choice and control for adults and carers.
Working knowledge of relevant legislation and ability to apply legislation to practice including the Children Act 1989 is required and good IT skills to support accurate and timely case recordings.
You must hold a Social Work England recognised qualification, and have evidence that you are registered with Social Work England.
Travel is an essential part of this job and therefore it would be extremely difficult for you to do your job effectively if you did not use a car for all or most of the time. It is essential that you hold a full and valid driving license and it is expected that you will either use a council vehicle or your own car.
28 February 2021, 11:55 PM