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Social Worker

Employer
Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
Location
HULL
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Part Time
Are you passionate about supporting people with severe and enduring mental illness in the community?

Are you a recovery focused and creative social worker who is able to work in a fast-paced multi-disciplinary team?

Fulfilment of social work statutory duties within a specialist mental health setting requires a critically reflective and anti-discriminatory focus. Is your aim to ensure the least restrictive, person centred package of care for those you work with?

As an employer Humber are dedicated to being a best practice example of inter-professional working in mental health. As part of this we encourage and provide opportunities for continued professional development such as AMHP qualification, Practice Education and access to specialist mental health training and skills development.

Humber is proud to have expanded our social work workforce and we are committed to providing multiple opportunities for social workers to develop their leadership skills, post qualifying expertise and areas of interest in practice. We are a Humber Social Work Teaching Partnership employer and are proud to contribute to the delivery of social work education with the University of Hull.

This is a secondment post to cover Maternity until 18-04-2025

Main duties of the job

Your role will centre on the delivery of specialist mental health support to people with severe and enduring mental illness who are requiring treatment and care in the community.

There will also be a requirement to complete statutory social work duties on behalf of the local authority including the completion of Care Act Needs Assessments, Mental Capacity Act assessments and to provide social work support to people subject to the Court of Protection

This will be in the form of direct work and care coordination with people on caseload, providing duty support to those under the team and contributing to multi-disciplinary team meetings both in house and with colleagues externally. As a social worker you will ensure this work is undertaken in a strengths focused manner and from a rights based perspective.

Empowering and supporting service users to make effective personal decisions which promote their psychological wellbeing and recoveryUndertakes supported person led assessments, risk assessments, support planning and outcome focused reviews of service users and carers who have eligible needs and complex and/or long-term conditions in accordance with legislative requirements, policy and professional frameworks.

In addition to undertaking person led assessments, you will manage a caseload with complex needs and provide case load guidance, support and specialist advice to junior members of staff and ensure care is completed within the practice and performance framework.

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust delivering integrated services across Hull, East and North Yorkshire. Find out more on our website

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our colleagues and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.

We are proud to score above or equal to the average for all NHS People Promise theme areas demonstrating our commitment to improve the experience of working in the NHS for everyone. Wherever you work we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need to get you started.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Work life balance is about having influence and flexibility over when, where and how you work. If the work pattern for this role does not meet your needs, we welcome an application and are happy to discuss working arrangements that differ from those advertised.

We offer a unique range of benefits that go above and beyond other NHS Trusts including an enhanced leave package and health and wellbeing support.

From city to countryside, market towns to moors you'll find a place to call home including some of the most affordable places to live in the UK.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information with regard to this vacancy please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Appropriate knowledge/experience of working in mental health/learning disability service areas
  • Be able to demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults


Desirable

  • Evidence of promoting/supporting active user/carer involvement/participation
  • Experience of the assessment process in relation to the Care Act


Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree and current professional registration held with Social Work England
  • Willingness to complete ASYE within first 2 years in post


Desirable

  • Completion of ASYE
  • Full understanding of relevant policy drivers and their application within the service area


Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Able to demonstrate effective inter- personal/communication skills.
  • Evidence of good time management skills
  • Be able to demonstrate core values of social work
  • Able to demonstrate ethical values and attitudes within a culture of equality and diversity


Desirable

  • Working knowledge of Trust policies and procedures.


Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Hull Integrated Care Team

298 Cottingham Road

HULL

HU6 8QG

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338-6146120-24

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