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Social Worker

National Health Service

Colne House, HC
2 days ago
Colne House, HC
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year
2 days ago
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year

Job Reference: 367-WEST-4283-A

Employer:
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Band 6 Adult Community Mental Health Social Worker
Location:
Colne House, , Watford
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 team !
Band 6 Community Social Worker –South West Hertfordshire

We have an exciting opportunities for an experienced Social Worker to join us in delivering high quality community mental health care within the South West of Hertfordshire. Our services cover the localities of Three Rivers and Watford. We are a large multi-disciplinary Community Mental Health Team serving the needs of people within these diverse localities.

The area is well served with transport links to historic Hertfordshire and its glorious countryside as well as into London and beyond.
We have a vacancy due to the current post holder taking up a secondment opportunity in a senior role and would like to offer this opportunity to someone interested in working in the adult community setting for a period of time . The post is for an initial fixed period of 6 months, with a possibility of extending to 12 months. You will be joining an established Social Work team of 6 registered Social workers and an Senior Social Worker

You may be an experienced Social Worker already working in another area and 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.

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, Connected Lives and Safeguarding. You will carry out interventions to a standard that ensures safe and effective care and complies with the HCPC code.

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 Jill Morrison Job title Senior Social Worker Email address jill.morrison5@nhs.net Telephone number 01923 837000

Additional contact information

Jill Morrison Senior Social worker 07786 524524

Nina Gough Service Manager 07812 653091



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 - Adult & Child

National Health Service

Harlow, HC
Today
Harlow, HC
Today

Social Worker - Adult & Child

St Clare Hospice

The closing date is 14 March 2021

Job overview

The main duties of this role will be to provide specialist palliative social work to hospice patients, their families, including children and young people and carers. This role will also provide bereavement support to the families, children, young people and carers who have experienced a loss under hospice care as well as those in the wider community of the hospice catchment. You will also be responsible for providing psychosocial social work as necessary to patients, family members and carers under hospice care

Main duties of the job

Job Summary

To provide specialist palliative social work to hospice patients, their families, including children and young people and carers

To provide bereavement support to the families, children, young people and carers who died under hospice care as well as those in the wider community of the hospice catchment

To work as part of the multidisciplinary teams in the in-patient unit, day therapy and community team

To provide psychosocial social work as necessary to patients, family members and carers under hospice care

To provide bereavement support to families, children and young people and carers within the wider community and widen the reach of patient and family support services within a social model of bereavement in collaboration with community engagement colleagues

To offer support, advice and training to staff to promote psychological well-being

About us

At St Clare Hospice, our vision is that every adult with a life limiting condition in our local communities should have access to palliative care services wherever and whenever they need them, so that they can make the most of every moment, no matter how long they have left to live.

Our many different services provide patients, their families and carers, with practical, emotional, social, psychological and spiritual support, at home, the hospice and wider community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Key responsibilities

To be an integrated member of the multidisciplinary teams in the in-patient unit, day therapy and community team

To work in close co-operation with other members of the Patient and Family Support to provide integrated specialist psychosocial palliative social work and bereavement support both internally and externally

To develop patient and family support and bereavement services in line with hospice strategy

To participate in the daily triage and assessment of all patients referred in to the PFST ensuring the safety and appropriate response time of all referrals

To make and sustain links with external agencies and sources of social support relevant to the provision of specialist palliative care at St Clare Hospice

To assist in safeguarding and deliver training for all hospice staff and volunteers as well as MCA and DOLs

To contribute to the delivery of training to external agencies and organisations

To provide workplace support or supervision to other staff members where needed

To assist in the provision of teaching and support to nursing and other staff on issues such as social work skills and knowledge, family and social dynamics, impact of bereavement, grief and loss, self-care in EOL work

To work closely with community engagement team members and volunteers to provide social supportive interventions, establish community links and develop the service

To manage own boundaries and raise any concerns around this

To participate in meetings, working groups and committees as necessary within the service

To maintain concisely and accurately client / patient records on both IT systems and paper files

To be aware of national guidance and standards relating to palliative care, social work support and bereavement

To be aware of national, regional and local healthcare issues and targets and plans that are relevant to palliative care social work support and bereavement care

To develop and understanding of, and be sympathetic to, the need for evidence-based practice and service evaluation

To communicate frequently and accurately within the service and to other service providers, verbally, by telephone, and by letter and by email

To have good basic office administration skills including the ability to use Word and PowerPoint and organise goals and priorities

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Qualification in Social Work (e.g. CQSW, DipSW or Degree in Social Work)

Desirable

  • Post qualifying award in social work (PQA or PQSW

Experience

Essential

  • HCPC Registered Social Worker
  • Experience in multidisciplinary team setting
  • Knowledge and understanding of working with adults including knowledge of the legal /policy context
  • Knowledge of current research findings and issues in social work
  • Knowledge of adults and childrens safeguarding of legislation and experience of liaising with multi agencies an escalating concerns
  • Experience of working with terminally ill patients
  • Working in a Palliative Care Multidisciplinary Team setting

Desirable

  • Working with bereaved adults and children
  • Working with children and families
  • Training in bereavement and / or palliative care

Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Ability to communicate complex social issues clearly to both patients and professionals
  • Ability to plan and co-ordinate social and health care aspects of patient discharge from St Clares in-patient unit
  • Ability to withstand and contain high levels of emotional distress
  • Good written and IT skills
  • Ability to organise own time and caseload effectively including the management of referrals/waiting lists
  • Ability to use own initiative and work independently
  • Knowledge and ability to provide consultation and training to other professionals
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage and contain high levels of emotional distress
  • Ability to maintain appropriate boundaries
  • Awareness of own personal issues around dying and death.
  • Good written communication skills and ability to maintain clear concise clinical notes
  • Ability to meet agreed/specific service targets.

Personal Qualities and Attributes

Essential

  • Commitment to equality and valuing diversity and understanding of how this applies to own area of work
  • Commitment to the aims and charitable objectives of St Clare Hospice
  • Committed to own continuing professional learning and development
  • Empathy and being a good team player
  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to work within a team and foster good working relationships
  • Ability to use clinical supervision and personal development positively and effectively
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Regard for others and respect for individual rights of autonomy and confidentiality
  • Ability to be self-reflective, flexible, autonomous and fostering integrity and self-care in practice, professional development and in supervision.
  • Experience of working within diverse communities in a multicultural society.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to locations required by the organisation.
  • Ability to assess ones own personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • Showing appropriate esteem for people, and oneself and their own understanding of themselves.
  • Ability to be mindful and practice good self-care techniques working around bereavement and death.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

St Clare Hospice

Address

Hastingwood Road

Hastingwood

Harlow

Essex

CM17 9JX


Employer's website

https://stclarehospice.org.uk/

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Social Worker

National Health Service

London, London
7 days ago
London, London
7 days ago

Social Worker

Whittington Hospital NHS Trust

The closing date is 23 February 2021

Job overview

We are looking for an experienced Band 7 social worker, who is an effective practitioner that is able to operate and act with high levels of autonomy, in our established staff team.

As an experienced Band 7 Social worker, in addition to working in a committed and highly skilled MDT you will be working alongside a dynamic nursing team. You will have the opportunity to develop skills working therapeutically in Individual, Group and Family contexts. You will have the opportunity to expand your day to day management experience and to build up links with referrers and community based services.

Main duties of the job

Please see the Job Description and the Persons Specification for further details about the job role. If you are unable to access the PDF, the details of the job description can also be found in the 'Detailed Job Description and Main responsibilities' section.

About us

Working for your organisation (About Us)Whittington Health serves a richly diverse population and works hard to ensure that all our services are fair and equally accessible to everyone. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the way we look after our staff. We aim to employ a workforce which is as representative as possible of this population, so we are open to the value of differences in age, disability, gender, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, sexual orientation, and religion or belief. The Trust believes that as a public sector organisation we have an obligation to have recruitment, training, promotion and other formal employment policies and procedures that are sensitive to these differences. We think that by doing so, we are better able to treat our patients as well as being a better place to work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Simmons House is a 12 bedded unit specialising in the inpatient treatment of those aged 13-18 presenting with a range of mental health problems. We are a supportive, dynamic and integrated team which operates in a very busy environment. We care deeply about our service users and their families and carers. We aim to improve the lives of our service users by providing the best possible care. We are also focused on providing increased staff satisfaction and sense of achievement.

You will have previous experience working in a CAMHS team, within the community or a CAMHS inpatient setting and must also have good skills with safeguarding and risk assessing/planning. You will need to have a qualified with a social work degree, social work qualification (Dip.SW, CCSW, CSS) or equivalent, 2 years post qualification experience, a current DBS and will need to be HCPC registered.

You will have an in depth knowledge of a range of legislation including (but not limited to): The Children Act, The Mental Capacity Act, The Mental Health Act The Equalities Act, Case LawAn awareness of legislation as it relates to children and young people with mental health difficulties e.g. Housing Law, Children & Families Housing etc.

We offer a structured system of clinical supervision and training, and are committed to supporting suitable external training alongside in house training, in line with the knowledge skills framework.

Person Specification

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Highly motivated and self-motivated.

Desirable

  • A commitment to ongoing personal and professional development.

Experience

Essential

  • Professional Social Work qualification, DipSW, CQSW, CSS, BA, MA or other qualification where certified by the Professional Social Work regulatory body.
  • Current registration with the Professional Social Work regulatory body at all times.
  • To have or willing to undertake the status of Work Based Supervisor and Practice Educator as per the SWLA Career Pathway.
  • Significant post-qualification experience
  • Experience of working with vulnerable children and families in partnership
  • An ability to case manage and be proactive in that role and an ability to work as part of a team including multi- disciplinary working with other professionals.
  • In depth knowledge of a range of legislation including (but not limited to): The Children Act The Mental Capacity Act The Mental Health Act The Equalities Act Case Law An awareness of legislation as it relates to children and young people with mental health difficulties e.g. Housing Law, Children & Families Housing etc.
  • An understanding of the issues regarding multi-disciplinary working
  • Good keyboard / IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Ability to accurately record information accurately. Both electronically and written.
  • Good organisational skills - Time management, prioritising of work and the ability to meet deadlines often during times of competing needs/pressures.
  • Excellent communication, written, verbal and non-verbal skills in order to communicate with all people in an open and honest way using inclusive language
  • An ability to work cohesively and positively with voluntary organisations and other statutory agencies.
  • Practice knowledge underpinning quality assurance and implementation of governance systems and delivery of Key Performance Indicators.
  • Ability to work with and to support young people and carers
  • The ability to provide creative and innovative opportunities; working with others towards achieving shared goals.
  • Have a sound values base and the ability to demonstrate it consistently through work practice and show a commitment to the philosophy and principles of the service.
  • An ability to identify training needs and to organise appropriate programmes, both for individuals and staff groups.

Desirable

  • Leadership & Management Training
  • Experience of Practice Education and Teaching
  • Qualification or training in Family Therapy
  • Experience of a development role for service/ facilities
  • Experience of supervising staff and promoting their development
  • Experience in a Tier 4 inpatient setting
  • Ability to undertake audit/research to inform good practice and increase the evidence base for effective social care interventions in mental health settings

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Ability to work under pressure, deploy and mentor social resilience strategies.

Desirable

  • A commitment to equality of opportunities, and anti-oppressive/anti-discriminatory practice.
  • A passion for promoting the rights and entitlements for vulnerable children and young people.
  • A desire for working in partnership with other statutory, voluntary, non-profit and private agencies.
  • A passion for diversity and commitment to equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice.

Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • Significant experience of working with children and carers with mental health challenges

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Whittington Hospital NHS Trust

Address

Simmons House Adolescent Unit

53 Woodside Avenue

London

N10 3HU


Employer's website

https://www.whittington.nhs.uk/


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Senior Social Worker

National Health Service

Denmark Hill, London
1 day ago
Denmark Hill, London
£45.78k - £51.393k Per Year
1 day ago
£45.78k - £51.393k Per Year

Job Reference: 213-UPACS-6002

Employer:
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Social Work
Location:
Denmark Hill, London
Salary:
£45,780 - £51,393 pro rata, inc HCA

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,800 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) sites at Denmark Hill in Camberwell and at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in the London Borough of Bromley.



An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Social Worker to join the Trust at the Denmark Hill site at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The Adult Cystic Fibrosis provides specialist inpatient and outpatient care. The Social Worker will work as an effective member of this multidisciplinary team. They will provide a comprehensive Social Work service to those receiving care from the team, as well as their carers and family where relevant.

This position will be based within the Cystic Fibrosis team at the Denmark Hill site, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

The post holder will be responsible for the provision of ward-based and community high-quality Social Work service to adults diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis. This will involve working as an integrated member of the multi-disciplinary team (MDT). The Senior Social Worker will work with adults their families by conducting assessments, liaison with and actively planning with the MDT to ensure that pyscho-social need is considered as part of the wider treatment plan. The post holder will be expected to work closely with the children's Social Worker as part of transitional arrangements in supporting patients from one setting to another.

The post holder is expected to have expert knowledge of Local Authority statutory pathways and the voluntary sector to assist with the discharge component to the work and the co-ordination of local support networks.

This is a part time post working three days a week.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name David Glover

Job title Head of Social Work

Email address david.glover6@nhs.net

Telephone number 020 3299 8212



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  • Click here to see the range of benefits we offer
  • Please review the documentation on our recruitment microsite, particularly the Trust’s criminal records checking policy
  • All staff have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and for ensuring they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.
  • Due to a high volume of applications, this advert might close before the displayed closing date. It is therefore recommended that you apply promptly

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our ‘Trac’ recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application on NHS Jobs and we will not be able to respond to emails sent through it. By applying for this post you are agreeing to King’s transferring the information contained in your application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Equality and Diversity Information

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Annual Reports and Other Corporate Publications
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Our Values (Links to a Video on 'You Tube')
King's Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre Website
King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

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Social Worker

National Health Service

Blackheath, London
2 days ago
Blackheath, London
£37.674k - £37.674k Per Year
2 days 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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School-based Social Worker

Richmond and Wandsworth Council

London, London
19 days ago
London, London
19 days ago
Job Description

Are you an experienced social worker looking for a new challenge? 

Would you like to use your skills in a school setting to make a real difference to the lives of children and young people in Wandsworth?

If yes, we have the perfect role for you!

We are looking to recruit five exceptional social workers to take on a unique role working as a school-based Social Worker for the period of one year.  

This exciting new project will see you working directly with children and young people in their school setting, with teachers and other school staff. Although you will not hold a full caseload, you will have the opportunity to build relationships with pupils, staff and the wider school community in two or three settings, and you will forge links with services in the wider community.

No two days will be the same, and you will undertake a variety of different activities according to the particular needs of each school. You will work alongside the schools and your team manager to agree the appropriate interventions, activities and support you can provide which might include both helping pupils and families to access statutory support, as well as supporting those being stepped down from statutory intervention.

As a new project, we are looking for individuals who can have a flexible and creative approach in order to make this a success by providing effective support to as many children and young people as possible.

To be shortlisted your CV and personal statement will cover following:

  • You are a qualified social worker with relevant systemic practice experience working with children and young people in care;
  • You can sensitively support children of different ages and lived experiences, and have the motivation to make a positive contribution to their lives;
  • You are able to plan and lead on initiatives focused on safeguarding children, with the confidence to implement these in a school setting.
  • You will ideally have an understanding of school settings and their educational context.

Contact details

For more information about the role, please speak to Recruiting manager Henrietta Curtis on

Henrietta.curtis@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk

and telephone number 07929177261.

Benefits

Now what else can we offer you that will enhance your work-life balance you ask? We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working including working from home. We also offer a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

  • Closing Date: 11:59pm on Wednesday 17th February 2021
  • Shortlisting Date: Friday 19th February 2021
  • Interview Date: Monday 1st March 2021

Useful Information:

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please note that the advertised dates for interviews may change due to the current Covid-19 situation. If they do, we will let you know as soon as possible. Your health and wellbeing is our top priority. Should you become unwell due to Covid-19 during the recruitment process we would very much appreciate receiving an update from you as soon as possible.

Equality Statement

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

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Social Worker

National Health Service

London Road, London
7 days ago
London Road, London
£41k - £41k Per Year
7 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 Worker

National Health Service

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

Richmond and Wandsworth Council

London, London
28 days ago
London, London
28 days ago
Job Description

Richmond and Wandsworth Adult Social Services are looking for an experienced qualified Social Workers within the Richmond and Barnes Social Care Team. This team consists of Social Workers and Social Care Assessors who are co-located with the local District Nurses and Community Matrons. The team’s focus is to provide a holistic, personalised, strength-based service to residents over the age of 18 who have physical disabilities and older people with physical and mental health disabilities.

We value work life balance offering manageable caseload and flexible working.  The office is based conveniently 12 minutes from Clapham Junction in East Sheen. There is onsite parking available for staff. The team conveniently situated next to two large GP surgeries, the library, Sheen Day Centre and the Alzheimer’s Carers Café.

As a qualified social worker you will be required to: 

  • undertake assessments of individual and carers needs and risks to encourage independence, provide support and prevent harm.
  • work in partnership with service users and carers using a person-centred approach, with the aim of maximising independence, wellbeing and choice.
  • apply social work principles and values to guide professional practice and respect diversity.

Candidates must have post qualification experience along with a good knowledge of relevant legislation and local authority responsibilities in the safeguarding of vulnerable adults. You must have good communication, decision-making and time management skills.

Safeguarding adults is a priority to Richmond and Wandsworth Social Services and you will receive specialist training and close supervision from a member of the management team to develop this area of your practice.

For an informal discussion please contact Margot Behrmann, Locality Manager on 

Margot.Behrmann@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk

or 0208 487 1678.

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include compressed hours, home working (dependent on service need) and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays.

In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops, and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities are also offered.

We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working including, working from home, compressed hours and other arrangements. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process (and beyond) if these are options you’d like to explore. We also offer a generous holiday allowance of 39 paid days (pro rata) including bank holidays and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date:  14 February 2021

Shortlisting Date: w/c 14 February 2021

Interview Date: w/c 21 February 2021          

Useful Information:

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please note that the advertised dates for interviews may change due to the current Covid-19 situation. If they do, we will let you know as soon as possible.

Your health and wellbeing is our top priority. Should you become unwell due to Covid-19 during the recruitment process we would very much appreciate receiving an update from you as soon as possible.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

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GIDs Highly Specialist Social Worker

National Health Service

Tavistock Centre, London
6 days ago
Tavistock Centre, London
£52.643k - £58.558k Per Year
6 days ago
£52.643k - £58.558k Per Year

Job Reference: 260-2468-LDN-SS-B

Employer:
Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
GIDs
Location:
Tavistock Centre, 120 Belsize Ln, London NW3 5BA, London
Salary:
£52,643 - £58,558 per annum including HCAS

The Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist all age, outpatient only mental health Trust with a focus on Training and Education alongside a full range of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and Psychological Therapies. The Trust is committed to improving mental health and emotional wellbeing, believing that high quality mental health services should be available for all who need them. Our contribution is distinctive in the importance we attach to social experience at all stages of people’s lives, and our focus on psychological and developmental approaches to the promotion of health and the prevention and treatment of mental ill health.

The Trust makes its contribution through:

• Providing relevant and effective clinical services for children and families, young people and adults, ensuring that those who need our services can access them easily

• Providing training and education aimed at building an effective and sustainable NHS and Social Care workforce and at improving public understanding of mental health

• Undertaking research and consultancy aimed at improving knowledge and practice and supporting innovation

• Working actively with stakeholders to advance the quality of mental health care, and to advance awareness of the personal, social and economic benefits associated with psychological therapies


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Family Therapist / Clinical Psychologist / Social Worker / Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist / Clinical Nurse Specialist

We have 2 London based full time posts available.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Gender Identity Development Service for Children and Adolescents (GIDS), a well-established highly specialist multidisciplinary team working with children and adolescents experiencing difficulties with their gender identity development. The service has two centres in London and Leeds and outreach bases in Bristol and Birmingham. The service is embarking on a programme of change and redesign and so this is an opportunity to contribute at a significant time.

The posts will be based in our London centre however successful candidates will be required to travel to regular outreach meetings across the UK.

The candidates should have some experience in a relevant work setting, including experience with patient populations who present with a high level of complexity and require skilled and multi-layered assessments and intervention. Whilst some experience of working with children and adolescents presenting with gender dysphoria is desirable, the capacity to work sensitively and appropriately within a client and professional group with diverse gender identity and sexuality and of ethnically diverse backgrounds is essential. Experience of consultation and multi-agency engagement would also be an advantage.

Candidates are requested to use the section "Supporting Information" on the application form to set out their reasons for applying and their suitability, referring to the person specification, for this post.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Catherine Troupp - GIDS Principal C&A Psychotherapist

Email addressgids@tavi-port.nhs.uk

Telephone number 020 8938 2030

Additional contact information

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information or an informal discussion about this role please contact GIDS by email on gids@tavi-port.nhs.uk, quoting the post title and stating your discipline. A member of our Senior Team will then respond as soon as possible.



By applying for this role, you accept in the event you are successful that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which is aimed at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers. Therefore we want you to complete your e-learning modules prior to joining our organisation.

We communicate to all job applicants via the email address which has been provided on the application form. Please ensure you check your email on regular basis and inform us if you would prefer an alternative option or any changes to your details after making your application.


PLEASE NOTE:
* The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.
* Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification on their application will be shortlisted for this job.

*Candidates suitable for shortlisting will be contacted within three weeks. If you have not heard from us within this time then you have not been successful on this occasion.


* Interview arrangements will be communicated via email so please check your email regularly following the closing date
* In submitting an application form, you authorise Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post

Salary

£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year

Job Type

full-time

Posted

2 days ago

Description

Job Reference: 367-WEST-4283-A

Employer:
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Band 6 Adult Community Mental Health Social Worker
Location:
Colne House, , Watford
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 team !
Band 6 Community Social Worker –South West Hertfordshire

We have an exciting opportunities for an experienced Social Worker to join us in delivering high quality community mental health care within the South West of Hertfordshire. Our services cover the localities of Three Rivers and Watford. We are a large multi-disciplinary Community Mental Health Team serving the needs of people within these diverse localities.

The area is well served with transport links to historic Hertfordshire and its glorious countryside as well as into London and beyond.

We have a vacancy due to the current post holder taking up a secondment opportunity in a senior role and would like to offer this opportunity to someone interested in working in the adult community setting for a period of time . The post is for an initial fixed period of 6 months, with a possibility of extending to 12 months. You will be joining an established Social Work team of 6 registered Social workers and an Senior Social Worker

You may be an experienced Social Worker already working in another area and 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.

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, Connected Lives and Safeguarding. You will carry out interventions to a standard that ensures safe and effective care and complies with the HCPC code.

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 Jill Morrison Job title Senior Social Worker Email address jill.morrison5@nhs.net Telephone number 01923 837000

Additional contact information

Jill Morrison Senior Social worker 07786 524524

Nina Gough Service Manager 07812 653091




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.