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Social Worker

National Health Service

Abergavenny, HC
4 days ago
Abergavenny, HC
£32k - £36k Per Year
4 days ago
£32k - £36k Per Year

Job Reference: J265-1838

Employer:
Elysium Healthcare
Location:
Abergavenny
Salary:
£32,000 - £36,000

As a Social Worker, you are the reason why lives change for the better. You help some of the most vulnerable people gain a brighter future.
Join the team at Ty Gwyn Hall in Abergavenny and enjoy an environment with a strong emphasis on teamwork as you support people who have been diagnosed with a range of mental health conditions.
Working 37.5 hours a week alongside Shaun, the Hospital Director and the wider multidisciplinary team, you will build individual rapports to support people to engage in their treatment plans and change lives for the better.
You will have previous experience from the NHS or private care, as you manage a complex caseload where you will be responsible for social care assessments, risk assessments, facilitate group activities, and will contribute to ICR meetings, supporting service users to make viable plans for their future.
As a Social Worker, you work alongside the wider multidisciplinary team to form links with the Welsh and wider regions in the NHS. You have experience in providing training and supervision to your fellow team, including the Social Work Assistant.
A range of training opportunities are available that can see your career grow and you achieve your career aspirations.
Your responsibilities

  • Alongside the Mental Health Act Manager, you will provide Mental Health Law advice to your wider team
  • Create reports for the Managers Hearings
  • Manage the safeguarding at Ty Gwyn Hall, liaising with the local safeguarding board in Abergavenny
  • You will lead the MAPPA referrals and will represent the service at MAPPa forums which are chaired by the police

To be successful in this role, you'll need:

  • Post qualifying experience across adult statutory services
  • Experience of working in mental health
  • Social Work degree or equivalent
  • Excellent report writing

What you will get

  • Annual salary of £32,000-£38,000
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.
About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.
Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.


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Social Worker

National Health Service

Watford, HC
3 days ago
Watford, HC
£28.156k - £32.776k Per Year
3 days ago
£28.156k - £32.776k Per Year

Job Reference: J141-A-21-1502

Employer:
Peace Hospice Care
Location:
Watford
Salary:
£28,156pa to £32,776pa depending on experience

Peace Hospice Care (PHC) has been supporting people with a life-limiting illness and their families from across the community for 25 years. Our organisation values being integrity, quality, collaboration and compassion. We are looking for a dynamic, innovative and highly organised social worker to advise our Community Services team and also to work in our Inpatient Unit with the main emphasis being discharge planning from admission where appropriate. You will provide practical, social and emotional support to patients and their families and be proactive in the discharge planning process (working with statutory providers of care). Together with the other Social Worker, you will be the Safeguarding and Carers Champions for the organisation, providing annual mandatory Safeguarding training for clinical staff and leading on relevant policies and guidance regarding these topics.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. As part of the wider multidisciplinary team you will contribute to the provision of a high standard of holistic care. Alongside this you will support Quality and Audit within the wider Hospice.

PHC is located within a 5 minute walking distance of Watford High Street and Intu Shopping Centre. We hold a diverse range of fundraising and social events, providing a great way to get to know other employees, socialise and have a lot of fun as well as support the ethos of the Hospice in delivering high quality care by excellent team working.

Want to know more? For an informal discussion about the role please contact Caroline Allen, Director of Patient Services on 01923 330 330 or callen@peacehospicecare.org.uk.

You can request an application pack by contacting Human Resources on 01923 330330 or by emailing recruitment@peacehospicecare.org.uk


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Social Worker

National Health Service

London Road, London
2 days ago
London Road, London
£41k - £41k Per Year
2 days ago
£41k - £41k Per Year

Job Reference: J103-A-21-25459

Employer:
Cygnet Health Care
Department:
Cygnet Harrow
Location:
London Road, Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex
Salary:
Up to £41,000pa DoE

Are you a skilled and enthusiastic Social Worker seeking a new challenge where you can make a positive difference?

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Social Worker to join our team at Cygnet Harrow Hospital.

Cygnet Hospital Harrow provides a recovery focused service treating a wide range of mental health problems. We also offer specialist diagnostic, assessment and inpatient services for individuals with mental health needs and who also have a dual diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.

Your Day-to-Day…

You’ll be working 37.5 hours a week alongside a team of experienced Social Workers with an emphasis on patient contact and face-to-face work with individuals.

Work in partnership with service users, their families and other stakeholders to support patient’s progress through their treatment pathway

Ensure that patients and their families/carers are aware of their legal rights

Take a lead role in safeguarding within the multidisciplinary team

Forge links and maintain contact with external agencies

Lead on assessing and supporting the social care needs of patients

Provide written reports to the Mental Health Review Tribunal, Hospital Managers , and other key professionals

You are…

  • Registered as a Social Worker with Social Work England and have a relevant Social Work qualification
  • Experienced in working in a mental health setting, or passionate about working in this field
  • Highly knowledgeable of the Care Act, Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act, as well as
  • GDPR and patient confidentiality
  • Able to confidently apply the principles of safeguarding adults in practise
  • One years’ experience working as a Social Worker
  • An excellent communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Skilled in report writing with excellent literacy skills and attention to detail

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Up to £41,000pa (DOE)
  • Monthly reflective practice, expert supervision & peer support
  • Free Lunch
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • “Cycle to Work” scheme& excellent employee discount savings


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Social Prescribing Link Worker - Loxford

National Health Service

Ilford, London
1 day ago
Ilford, London
1 day ago

Social Prescribing Link Worker - Loxford

Healthbridge Direct

The closing date is 30 March 2021

Job overview

Social prescribing empowers people to take control of their health and wellbeing through referral to non-medical link workers who give time to focus on what matters to me. They take a holistic approach, connecting people to community groups and statutory services for practical and emotional support. Link workers support existing groups to be accessible and sustainable and work collaboratively with all local partners.

Social prescribing can help to strengthen community resilience and personal resilience, and reduces health inequalities. These roles help address the wider determinants of health, such as debt, poor housing and physical inactivity. Increasing peoples active involvement, supporting people with long-term conditions (including support for mental health), and those who are lonely or isolated can have a positive effect on wellbeing.

Main duties of the job

Take referrals from and make referrals to a wide range of agencies within primary care networks,

Co-produce personalised support plans with individuals, their families and carers to take control of their wellbeing, live independently and improve their health outcomes. Developing trusting relationships by giving people time and focus on what matters to me.

Take a holistic approach, based on the persons priorities and the wider determinants of health.

It is vital that you have a strong awareness and understanding of when it is appropriate or necessary to refer people back to other health professionals/agencies, when what the person needs is beyond the scope of the link worker role e.g. when there is a mental health need requiring a qualified practitioner.

About us

Our mission in Redbridge is to strengthen, develop and support local general practice, to enable the delivery of high-quality care to local people. We are in the very fortunate position where all 5 of the Primary Care Networks (PCNs) in Redbridge are working together as part of the Redbridge-wide GP federation Healthbridge Direct. We are now at the very start of an exciting journey of building a team of over 100 additional clinical roles to support and enable the delivery of services within each of our 5 PCNs. We are building teams within and across the PCNs to enable peer support and team working both within and across professions. We have a unique opportunity in Redbridge to create something special and we want you to be part of it. We have the infrastructure, the relationships and the potential to create a team that will make a significant difference to GP practices, to outcomes for local populations, and to individual lives for patients across Redbridge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Experience of working directly in a community development context, adult health and social care, learning support or public health/health improvement (including unpaid work)

Experience of supporting people, their families and carers in a related role (including unpaid work)

Experience of supporting people with their mental health, either in a paid, unpaid or informal capacity

Experience of working with the VCSE sector (in a paid or unpaid capacity), including with volunteers and small community groups

Experience of data collection and providing monitoring information to assess the impact of services

Experience of partnership/collaborative working and of building relationships across a variety of organisations

Knowledge of the personalised care approach

Understanding of the wider determinants of health, including social, economic and environmental factors and their impact on communities

Knowledge of community development approaches

Knowledge of IT systems, including ability to use word processing skills, emails and the internet to create simple plans and reports

Knowledge of VCSE and community services in the locality

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Ability to listen, empathise with people and provide person-centred support in a non-judgemental way
  • Able to get along with people from all backgrounds and communities, respecting lifestyles and diversity
  • Commitment to reducing health inequalities and proactively working to reach people from all communities
  • Able to support people in a way that inspires trust and confidence, motivating others to reach their potential
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with people, their families, carers, community groups, partner agencies and stakeholders
  • Ability to identify risk and assess/manage risk when working with individuals
  • Have a strong awareness and understanding of when it is appropriate or necessary to refer people back to other health professionals/agencies, when what the person needs is beyond the scope of the link worker role e.g. when there is a mental health need requiring a qualified practitioner
  • Able to work from an asset based approach, building on existing community and personal assets
  • Able to provide leadership and to finish work tasks
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships and to promote collaborative practice with all colleagues
  • Demonstrates personal accountability, emotional resilience and works well under pressure
  • Ability to organise, plan and prioritise on own initiative, including when under pressure and meeting deadlines
  • High level of written and oral communication skills Ability to work flexibly and enthusiastically within a team or on own initiative
  • Understanding of the needs of small volunteer-led community groups and ability to support their development
  • Knowledge of and ability to work to policies and procedures, including confidentiality, safeguarding,
  • lone working, information governance, and health and safety

Qualifications

Essential

  • NVQ Level 3, Advanced level or equivalent qualifications or working towards
  • Demonstrable commitment to professional and personal development

Desirable

  • Training in motivational coaching and interviewing or equivalent experience

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Healthbridge Direct

Address

53-63 Redbridge Lane East

Ilford

Redbridge

IG4 5EY


Employer's website

https://www.healthbridgedirect.co.uk/

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Social Prescribing Link Worker - Newcross Alliance

National Health Service

Ilford, London
1 day ago
Ilford, London
1 day ago

Social Prescribing Link Worker - Newcross Alliance

Healthbridge Direct

The closing date is 30 March 2021

Job overview

Social prescribing empowers people to take control of their health and wellbeing through referral to non-medical link workers who give time to focus on what matters to me. They take a holistic approach, connecting people to community groups and statutory services for practical and emotional support. Link workers support existing groups to be accessible and sustainable and work collaboratively with all local partners.

Social prescribing can help to strengthen community resilience and personal resilience, and reduces health inequalities. These roles help address the wider determinants of health, such as debt, poor housing and physical inactivity. Increasing peoples active involvement, supporting people with long-term conditions (including support for mental health), and those who are lonely or isolated can have a positive effect on wellbeing.

Main duties of the job

Take referrals from and make referrals to a wide range of agencies within primary care networks,

Co-produce personalised support plans with individuals, their families and carers to take control of their wellbeing, live independently and improve their health outcomes. Developing trusting relationships by giving people time and focus on what matters to me.

Take a holistic approach, based on the persons priorities and the wider determinants of health.

It is vital that you have a strong awareness and understanding of when it is appropriate or necessary to refer people back to other health professionals/agencies, when what the person needs is beyond the scope of the link worker role e.g. when there is a mental health need requiring a qualified practitioner.

About us

Our mission in Redbridge is to strengthen, develop and support local general practice, to enable the delivery of high-quality care to local people. We are in the very fortunate position where all 5 of the Primary Care Networks (PCNs) in Redbridge are working together as part of the Redbridge-wide GP federation Healthbridge Direct. We are now at the very start of an exciting journey of building a team of over 100 additional clinical roles to support and enable the delivery of services within each of our 5 PCNs. We are building teams within and across the PCNs to enable peer support and team working both within and across professions. We have a unique opportunity in Redbridge to create something special and we want you to be part of it. We have the infrastructure, the relationships and the potential to create a team that will make a significant difference to GP practices, to outcomes for local populations, and to individual lives for patients across Redbridge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Experience of working directly in a community development context, adult health and social care, learning support or public health/health improvement (including unpaid work)

Experience of supporting people, their families and carers in a related role (including unpaid work)

Experience of supporting people with their mental health, either in a paid, unpaid or informal capacity

Experience of working with the VCSE sector (in a paid or unpaid capacity), including with volunteers and small community groups

Experience of data collection and providing monitoring information to assess the impact of services

Experience of partnership/collaborative working and of building relationships across a variety of organisations

Knowledge of the personalised care approach

Understanding of the wider determinants of health, including social, economic and environmental factors and their impact on communities

Knowledge of community development approaches

Knowledge of IT systems, including ability to use word processing skills, emails and the internet to create simple plans and reports

Knowledge of VCSE and community services in the locality

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Ability to listen, empathise with people and provide person-centred support in a non-judgemental way
  • Able to get along with people from all backgrounds and communities, respecting lifestyles and diversity
  • Commitment to reducing health inequalities and proactively working to reach people from all communities
  • Able to support people in a way that inspires trust and confidence, motivating others to reach their potential
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with people, their families, carers, community groups, partner agencies and stakeholders
  • Ability to identify risk and assess/manage risk when working with individuals
  • Have a strong awareness and understanding of when it is appropriate or necessary to refer people back to other health professionals/agencies, when what the person needs is beyond the scope of the link worker role e.g. when there is a mental health need requiring a qualified practitioner
  • Able to work from an asset based approach, building on existing community and personal assets
  • Able to provide leadership and to finish work tasks
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships and to promote collaborative practice with all colleagues
  • Demonstrates personal accountability, emotional resilience and works well under pressure
  • Ability to organise, plan and prioritise on own initiative, including when under pressure and meeting deadlines
  • High level of written and oral communication skills Ability to work flexibly and enthusiastically within a team or on own initiative
  • Understanding of the needs of small volunteer-led community groups and ability to support their development
  • Knowledge of and ability to work to policies and procedures, including confidentiality, safeguarding,
  • lone working, information governance, and health and safety

Qualifications

Essential

  • NVQ Level 3, Advanced level or equivalent qualifications or working towards
  • Demonstrable commitment to professional and personal development

Desirable

  • Training in motivational coaching and interviewing or equivalent experience

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Healthbridge Direct

Address

53-63 Redbridge Lane East

Ilford

Redbridge

IG4 5EY


Employer's website

https://www.healthbridgedirect.co.uk/

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Social Worker

National Health Service

Blackheath, London
1 day ago
Blackheath, London
£37.674k - £37.674k Per Year
1 day ago
£37.674k - £37.674k Per Year

Job Reference: J123-1126---BLACKHEATH

Employer:
The Huntercombe Group
Location:
Blackheath, SE London
Salary:
£37,674 per annum

We are currently seeking a part time Hospital Discharge Social Worker to join our team at Blackheath Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre, located in South East London.

We would be delighted to speak to you If you’ve previously worked for the NHS and have previous experience of working within a brain injury/neuro rehab setting.

The centre provides a person-centred inpatient rehabilitation and care for male and female adolescents and adults (over 17 years) with a brain injury or other complex neurological condition.

Throughout their stay with us, our patients are encouraged to make individual choices about all aspects of life at the centre and to be as independent as possible.

The centre is located in South East London close to Blackheath and Lewisham, directly on the A2 with Greenwich, Lewisham and Blackheath stations all close by.

Our Social Workers are highly respected and they shape how we deliver care. Our ‘Conversationinto Action’ programme actively encourages everyone to get involved and drive change for the better.

Huntercombe can offer you a rewarding career where you will be valued as a key member of our team and every day you’ll be able to make a difference to the lives of our patients and residents, supporting and encouraging them to achieve their goals and ambitions.

Most patients and residents are referred via NHS and local authorities. We play an integral part in contributing to new models of care outlined in the Five Year Forward View.

As a Social Worker working in our Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Care Centre your main duties will be:

  • To provide social work input to the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of patients within the service.
  • To undertake pre-admission assessments as part of the hospital team and particularly where social care issues appear prominent.
  • To contribute to rehabilitation planning for patients moving through the care pathway to less restrictive environments
  • Providing support and advice in the respect of the Mental Health Act with particular emphasis on safeguarding, advocating and discharge planning
  • Attending and participating in clinical team meetings, Mental Health Review Tribunals and management meetings
  • Providing written and or verbal report to Case Conferences and other related proceedings

To join The Huntercombe Group as a Social Worker you will:

  • Hold a recognised professional qualification in Social Work
  • Be registered with HCPC
  • Have detailed knowledge of safeguarding legislation, policies and procedures
  • Be skilled in developing positive relationships with external and internal departments, family, carers and other stakeholders
  • Be a confident IT user
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to use regular supervision and training to reflect on practice and develop new skills
  • Be flexible and adaptable, well organised and able to manage time and workload effectively in line with the needs of the service
  • Have proven knowledge of relevant legislation including Mental Health Act 1983/2007 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005 as it relates to social workers.

In return we offer you:

  • A thorough induction programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
  • Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
  • The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
  • Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay
  • 2 weeks paid paternity leave
  • Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
  • Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
  • A range of staff discounts
  • Opportunities for training and development
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

An enhanced DBS (England) or PVG/Disclosure Scotland (Scotland) Disclosure will be required for all successful applicants. Costs will be met by the Company.

If you like what you have read, are dynamic, forward thinking and keen to learn, with a confident ‘CAN DO’ approach in all you do, please click Apply now.

To learn more about The Huntercombe Group please visit our website.


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Social Worker

National Health Service

The Marlowes Health & Wellbeing centre, HC
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The Marlowes Health & Wellbeing centre, HC
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year
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£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year

Job Reference: 367-WEST-4397

Employer:
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Band 6 Adult Community Mental Health Social Worker
Location:
The Marlowes Health & Wellbeing centre, Hemel Hempstead
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum, pro rata. Includes Hi

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire which you can find in the 'Further Links' section of this advert. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form (If you are experiencing problems please call 01707 253878).

The Role


Join Our Community!
Band 6 Community Social Workers –North West Hertfordshire

We have exciting opportunities for experienced Social Workers to join us in delivering high quality community mental health care within the North West of Hertfordshire. Our services cover the localities Dacorum.

The area is well served with transport links to historic Hertfordshire and its glorious countryside as well as into London and beyond.
We have vacancies in our multi-disciplinary Community Mental Health Team serving the needs of people within these diverse localities.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, compassionate Social Worker who hold a strong belief in recovery for people with severe and enduring mental health problems. Our Community Mental Health Social Workers hold a caseload and undertake the role of care coordinator for those with varied complex mental health and social care needs.

You will also provide assessment and specific interventions to meet the needs of service users, their carers and families. It is expected that you will be a flexible practitioner who enjoys new challenges in meeting the developing needs of the service and our service users.

An excellent understanding of the issues people with mental health needs may experience is essential for this post as is a good understanding of Care Programme Approach, Care Management and Safeguarding. You will carry out interventions to a standard that ensures safe and effective care and complies with the HCPC code

You may be an experienced Social Worker seeking a change in direction in your career or be a Band 5 Social Worker with at least 12 months experience and wish to progress in your career.

At HPFT our staff are our most important resource and we offer:
• a thorough induction to your role and team
• regular, good quality supervision
• access to Consultant Social Worker for your area promoting professional development
• a range of developmental opportunities to support you to grow in your profession and your practice
• the opportunity to apply to work flexibly so that you can balance your work with your life outside work
• strong values – we’re a welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional organisation

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Rob Hill Job title NW Community Services Manager Email address robert.hill9@nhs.net Telephone number 07866 201830

Additional contact information

Ruth Precey: 07814340908



About us

Work for an NHS trust that’s been rated as 'OUTSTANDING' by the CQC. Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is a successful provider of mental health and learning disability services with ambitions to be the leading provider in the country. We are already delivering services as far afield as Norfolk and North Essex as well as for the population of Hertfordshire. We are a Values Based organisation and our aim is to ensure that we deliver an experience that is consistently welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional, because these are the Values that our service users, carers and staff told us meant the most to them. We are currently embarking on a major transformation programme that will change the way that we deliver our services. We are also delighted to be named in the top 100 list of the best places to work in the health service in 2014, which is due to the national staff survey results as well as our range of engagement activities, the diversity of our staff, support for employees with a disability or those who have suffered mental ill health themselves, and our training and development programmes.

Additional Information

HPFT is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and in order to reflect the diversity of its population, positively encourages applications from all areas of the community. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications from all sections of the community including users of mental health services.

The Trust is committed to helping staff balance work and home life and welcomes applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements.

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Social Worker

National Health Service

London, London
4 days ago
London, London
£38.442k - £45.594k Per Year
4 days ago
£38.442k - £45.594k Per Year

Job Reference: 363-CH-SW12

Employer:
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Location:
London
Salary:
£38,442 - £45,594

ELFT has long been recognised as a centre of excellence for mental and health care, innovation and improvement. So it is a very exciting time for you to come and work for us. Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive – so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.


Please note all applications will need to be made via the London Borough of Hackney website. Any applications made through NHS Jobs will not be processed.

Application Form Link: Please see additional information attached to the vacancy for the direct link to apply for the position.

Job Title: Mental Health Social Worker - AMHP

Organisation: Hackney Council

On line application required: Yes

Job Number: HCAA00310

Service: Adult Services

DBS Required: Yes

Agreement Type: Permanent

Work Pattern: Full Time

Contracted Hours: 36

Grade: PO2 - PO4

SCP Range: £38,442 - £45,594

The Role:

Hackney Council are looking for a Mental Health Social Workers. To join the Community Mental Health Care for Older People Team and Diagnostic Memory Clinic (on a full-time basis of 36 hours per week).

The Community Mental Health Care for Older People Team and Diagnostic Memory Clinic provides person and family-centred care for older people aged 65 years and over with complex and severe functional mental illness (including schizophrenia, Bipolar affective disorder, Emotional Unstable Personality disorder, depression, anxiety) and organic illness - Dementia living in City and Hackney area of London.

This is an exciting opportunity as it is a new role within the team. Together with the Operational Lead you will manage and oversee the Community Mental Health Care for Older People Team and provide high quality and effective assessments of individuals with mental health problems and cognitive impairment referred to the service.

This role requires extensive experience within a mental health setting combined with experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Experience of making full psycho-social assessments and writing reports is also essential for this role.

You will be Social Work England registered and have a CQSW/DIPSW and AMHP qualification or equivalent. Evidence of continual professional development is also key to this role.

Please note, an Enhanced DBS is required.

Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.

If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below.

The recruitment process is anonymous. Therefore, we do not accept supporting statements or CVs.

When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 14 March 2021

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.



What Next?

If you like the sound of ELFT, don’t waste a moment. We sometimes close adverts early if there is a high response, so apply now!

As part of our recruitment process we may be required to share information you provide on the application form with NHS Protect and/or other organisations for the purpose of the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of fraud or any other unlawful activity affecting the NHS.

If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please consider that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. You must provide professional email addresses for all referees as we will contact them as soon as an offer has been made. Please note we do not request references prior to interviews. All applications made through NHS Jobs account will be processed by TRAC System. Please note that some emails may go to your spam/junk mailbox so make sure you check this regularly.

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Female Care Worker

MiHomecare

Holloway
2 days ago
Holloway
2 days ago

Hourly rate: £10.75

The NHS is “rallying the troops” for the war on coronavirus, and as a leading Homecare provider we want to ensure that we help vulnerable people stay safe and well at home.

Female Community Care Worker -We have full-time and part time hours available!

Part time shift patterns include - 7am-3pm or 3pm-10pm

Full time shift patterns include 7am-7pm, 8am-8pm, 9am-9pm or 10am-10pm with breaks throughout the day


For example a working pattern might be Monday to Friday week one & Wednesday to Sunday week two in Islington.

We are looking for Experienced Female Community Care Worker to join our team in Islington covering the below postcodes:

N19, N1 N4, N5, N16 N7 N8, N6, NW5, WC1, EC1, and EC2

full training will be provided. As a Care Worker you will be delivering a high level of care direct to the Client in their own homes. Whether it's providing our clients with their personal care, a little help with the shopping, getting them out and about or just making their lives that little bit easier. We're committed to ensuring that they live as full a life as possible in the comfort of their own homes.

In addition to an hourly rate of pay of £10.75 you will have access to a number of other benefits such as: -

  • Guaranteed Hours available (subject to a satisfactory probation)
  • Free uniform
  • Free DBS check
  • NVQ Health & Social Care (up to level 5)
  • Pension scheme
  • Up to 25 days a year holiday
  • Career progression
  • Ongoing training opportunities from our in-house training team

We are holding immediate video interviews so please apply today and give our Recruitment team a call on 07540 250 605 to secure your interview.

There is a genuine occupational requirement for the holder of this post to be male/female in accordance with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 and Equality Act 2010.

Salary

£32k - £36k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

4 days ago

Description

Job Reference: J265-1838

Employer:
Elysium Healthcare
Location:
Abergavenny
Salary:
£32,000 - £36,000

As a Social Worker, you are the reason why lives change for the better. You help some of the most vulnerable people gain a brighter future.

Join the team at Ty Gwyn Hall in Abergavenny and enjoy an environment with a strong emphasis on teamwork as you support people who have been diagnosed with a range of mental health conditions.

Working 37.5 hours a week alongside Shaun, the Hospital Director and the wider multidisciplinary team, you will build individual rapports to support people to engage in their treatment plans and change lives for the better.

You will have previous experience from the NHS or private care, as you manage a complex caseload where you will be responsible for social care assessments, risk assessments, facilitate group activities, and will contribute to ICR meetings, supporting service users to make viable plans for their future.

As a Social Worker, you work alongside the wider multidisciplinary team to form links with the Welsh and wider regions in the NHS. You have experience in providing training and supervision to your fellow team, including the Social Work Assistant.

A range of training opportunities are available that can see your career grow and you achieve your career aspirations.

Your responsibilities

  • Alongside the Mental Health Act Manager, you will provide Mental Health Law advice to your wider team
  • Create reports for the Managers Hearings
  • Manage the safeguarding at Ty Gwyn Hall, liaising with the local safeguarding board in Abergavenny
  • You will lead the MAPPA referrals and will represent the service at MAPPa forums which are chaired by the police

To be successful in this role, you'll need:

  • Post qualifying experience across adult statutory services
  • Experience of working in mental health
  • Social Work degree or equivalent
  • Excellent report writing

What you will get

  • Annual salary of £32,000-£38,000
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.