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Social Worker (Band 6)

Rotherham Doncaster & South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 pa
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Old Age
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Social Worker Band 6

Hours: 37½ per week

Job Type: Permanent

Based within East Locality CMHT

The East Locality Older Adult Community Mental Health Team within Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust has an exciting opportunity for a Band 6, Social Worker to join the Team.

The Locality Teams provide support to older adults with complex and enduring mental health issues. The teams offer a range of management strategies and interventions including various psychological therapies. Care and support is offered in line with the CPA approach.

Applicants must demonstrate a flexible approach, evolving around the needs of service users, their families and significant others. The role involves working as a team member, with the responsibility of a mixed caseload of functional and organic cases.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with excellent team working skills, who is keen to develop their knowledge and skills in this area. You should be a competent and motivated practitioner with appropriate demonstrable experience. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing assessment and therapeutic intervention in the community

Interested? Informal enquiries and visits to the team are welcomed.

For further information please contact Graeme Hutchison, East Locality Team Manger on 01302 566595 or Sarah Holt, Acting Social Work Team Manager on 01302 566555.

Interview date: TBC

We encourage all our staff to access the COVID 19 vaccine to keep patients, colleagues and visitors safe and we have a vaccine hub on site if you wish to access it

If you are shortlisted for interview we will contact you via your NHS jobs account, so please check this regularly.

We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the advertised closing date if necessary, so please apply as soon as you can

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust is committed to our responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk, therefore we apply robust recruitment and selection procedures to ensure that the people selected are right for the job.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce. We welcome people from all backgrounds and are keen to reflect the population we serve. The Trust would like to particularly encourage people from LGBTQ+, black and ethnic minority, disability backgrounds and male applicants to apply as the Trust is under-represented in these groups. However, it must be stressed that selection will be solely on merit and in accordance with the Trust Appointment of Staff Policy

We would welcome applicants with lived experience, including providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs. We actively welcome applications from people who have used our services.

We offer fantastic rewards and benefits to our staff as you will see by clicking the link to our Work With Us brochure.

We also understand the value of having a positive work life balance and consider requests for flexible working for all our positions.

RDaSH have three Staff Networks: Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, (BAME), Disabled and Wellbeing (DAWN) and Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ+) to support our inclusion agenda. We are proud to be one of the top performing Trusts in the region for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

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