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Social Worker

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
21 Mar 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The exciting opportunity for a social worker Band 6 has arisen in the Mental Health Crisis Intervention team.

The service provides crisis and acute care in the community to individuals in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire and we will be working closely with Yorkshire Ambulance Service proving care to distressed individuals.

We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals who have experience of working with people who have complex needs.

We are seeking individuals who are open to and keen to lead on innovation, developing robust care pathways and enhancing patient experience.

The service provides crisis support for the locality and provides urgent care, mental health assessments and home-based treatment. The service runs over a 24hr/7 day a week period and you will be rostered to work long days or nights, creating opportunities for a good work/life balance.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be a qualified and registered social worker. They should have experience in working in mental health. They will assess service users in a crisis with complex needs, develop robust care plans and ensure the service user continues their recovery journey. You will provide supervision to staff and mentor candidates through the ASYE programme.

We are seeking proactive and confident people who can adapt to changing situations and environments. You will be responsible for leading the team through the shift coordination role and will be expected to be an active member of the multi-disciplinary team, contributing to the service delivery.

This is an ideal opportunity to develop a wide range of skills, including triage taking, assessment and intervention. Within this role, there is a significant element of working closely with other agencies and the ability to develop good working relationships with others is essential.

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 website

You will join our team of over 3,600 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.

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development to ensure the delivery of high quality, person-centred and compassionate care to patients. We value our staff and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills and competencies to deliver outstanding care.

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

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see job description and person specification. Email either:- or for further details.

Person Specification Qualifications and Knowledge Essential
  • Full understanding of relevant policy, legislation, drivers and their application to the service area, e.g. Safeguarding, Mental Health Act, Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, Social Inclusion, Liberty Protection Safeguards and other relevant legislation.
  • Full understanding/application of relevant practice/standards/audit within identified service area
  • Evidence of project work that has impacted on practice and demonstrates a higher level of communication/planning/change that impacts within own area of work/responsibility
Experience Essential
  • Evidence of development of specialist practice skills and able to demonstrate the impact of this on practice change/development
  • Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD) relevant to the service area at specialist level
  • Development of specialist/advanced level of professional/practice skills and able to demonstrate the impact of this on practice change/development
  • Leadership/management experience which has had a positive impact and created change within the service delivery/practice
Qualifications Essential
  • Degree and current professional registration held with Social Work England
  • Demonstrable experience of mentoring pre-registration students/supervising staff
  • Leadership training/qualification/experience
Skills and Competencies Essential
  • Degree and current professional registration held with Social Work England
  • Post registration/graduate diploma or equivalent experience in related work area, to demonstrate specialist level of practice
  • Demonstrable experience of mentoring pre registration students/supervision
  • Evidence of CPD or experiential learning at an advanced level e.g. Post graduate/Masters level
  • Leadership training/qualification/experience
Personal Attributes Essential
  • Effective inter-personal skills and experience in supervising and mentoring
  • Able to demonstrate effective communication skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate staff to embrace change
  • Working knowledge of Trust policies and procedures in order to effectively lead and manage others

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