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Social Worker

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
Kingston upon Hull
£32,306 to £39,027 a year pa
Closing date
28 Sep 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Are you an experienced band 5 or an existing band 6 Social Worker with a passion for promoting recovery in a mental health setting?

The Specialist Treatment and Recovery Service (STaRS) and Millview Court are looking to recruit a Band 6 Social Worker to join their established Multi-Disciplinary Teams. The post will be split across the two teams.

The social worker is key in ensuring people's needs are considered against legal frameworks such as Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Care Act 2014 through the provision of high quality assessment and care planning with the person at the centre.

The successful candidate will work alongside the STaRS Multi-Disciplinary Team, in both the inpatient facility (a five bedded, mixed ward) and in the community (client's homes and third sector providers) to support service users in their recovery.

Millview Court is a fifteen bedded mixed sex acute treatment unit for working age adults who are experiencing mental health difficulties.

The team is Multi-Disciplinary providing holistic and person centred care and support

The Social Worker will work flexibly in line with rosters and shift patterns.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will develop the Social Worker role and support the recruitment and supervision of others to enhance multi-disciplinary working. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, with interests and skills in complex recovery with both an inpatient and community focus. There will also be opportunities to play a significant role to mould and lead the continuing development of the services.

The candidate is expected to have a high level of clinical and professional knowledge of value recovery-focussed interventions that facilitate and enable people to fulfil their optimum level of recovery, using knowledge around effective evidence-based strategies.

The post holder will be managed by the Team Manager, and professionally supervised by an Advanced Social Worker.

The successful applicant needs to have the ability to commute within the Trusts geographical area with access to the appropriate means of transport is essential.

It is expected that the successful applicant will have previous experience and training for this post or be willing and motivated to work towards obtaining further qualification/experience. The successful candidate will be put on the appropriate salary pay point based on their previous experience in the role or similar role. If you do not have appropriate training we are open to the development of staff. You will be encouraged to engage in your professional development needs.

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust that delivers care to communities in Hull, East Yorkshire, Scarborough and Ryedale and Whitby. We deliver safe, effective and integrated health services that improve the physical, mental and social health and wellbeing of our patients and service users.

To find out more about our wide range of services including mental health, learning disabilities, children and young people service, Forensic, Community and Primary Care visit our Trust website

You will join our team of over 2,800 colleagues that work together across our wide geography and specialties to change lives every day. We're extremely proud of our Trust community and we know you can expect to receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need from your new team to get you started.

Job description Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Social Work qualification
  • Mental Health Inpatient or Community experience
  • AMHP
  • Best Interest Assessor
  • Practice Educator
knowledge and Skills Essential
  • Active Registration with Social Work England
  • Full Driving License
  • Good IT Skills
  • Full understanding of relevant legislation and policy
  • Understanding and implementation of safeguarding procedures
  • Experience of completing Care Act Assessments
Experience Essential
  • At least 6 months post qualifying experience within mental health
  • Successful completion of the ASYE programme
  • Evidence of promoting service user and family/carer engagement
  • Experience of inpatient and/ or community Mental Health Social Work

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