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Social Worker CRHT

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The Crisis and Home Treatment Service covers the geographical area of Telford and Wrekin and based in Hall Court, Telford to deliver culturally sensitive community based interventions. The team plans, implements and reviews a period of home treatment to safely avoid hospital admission based on service user need. This also involves undertaking assessments and providing home treatment to facilitate discharge from in patient care through close working with Community Mental health Teams and inpatient services.

Main duties of the job

To provide clinical leadership and clinical expertise in the Crisis/ Home treatment Service in Telford, contributing to the delivery of effective assessments and person centred interventions that support Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Service delivery. The post holder, working as part of a multidisciplinary team, will focus on supporting the delivery of Home treatment to support recovery.

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
  • Supporting your career development and progression
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, milage paid at business rates
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccinations every year
  • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • The post-holder is responsible for oversight and delivery of the provision of planned recovery focused care working in partnership with Service-users carers and other professionals
  • The post-holder is responsible for working collaboratively with other services to provide seamless care for service-users on defined care-pathways and within defined care clusters

The post-holder is responsible for working in partnership with agencies external to the Trust supporting service-users access to services in the independent and non-statutory sector.

Person Specification



  • Possesses first level qualification Part 3 or 13 of the NMC Register and maintains current registration OR First Degree Level qualification/DIPSW Practice


  • Current Approved Mental Health Professional status or commitment to undergo appropriate training to achieve and maintain AMHP status



  • Experience (equivalent to post-graduate level of practice) of working effectively, delivering/managing care and associated risks in mental health settings


  • Experience of working effectively in a community mental health setting

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


The Redwoods

Somerby Drive



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