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Social Worker - Band 6

Gloucestershire Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
24 Mar 2023

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CBT therapist, Community mental health nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified Social Worker Band 6 however this is also open to experienced and newly qualified band 5, this is an opportunity to gain experience working with a busy but dynamic Recovery Team.

This post will be shred across the Cirencester and Stroud Recovery Team

The Stroud Recovery and Cirencester Recovery Team provides comprehensive mental health and social care to working age adults in the Stroud locality

Main duties of the job

We are seeking a motivated, self-directed and innovative individual to join this enthusiastic, and creative team. We'd like to develop this service to build on what we have achieved so far and want to find somebody who can add to this with their ideas and experience.

We are seeking a motivated and innovative individual to join this enthusiastic, progressive and dynamic multi-disciplinary team. We can offer an opportunity to develop your skills and experience and to contribute to the development of a high quality service.

The team provides a planned needs lead 9.00am to 5.00pm five days a week service. The hours are 37.5 per week 'Flexible' working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

About us

At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.

Job description Job responsibilities

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Please refer to the Additional Information attachment before submitting your application

Person Specification Registered Professional Social Work Qualification. Essential
  • Completion of ASYE or equivalent post-registration experience.
  • Evidence of continued professional development.
  • Evidence of formal post registration learning.
  • Experience of working with complex mental health patients.
  • Experience of collaboration working with other agencies including the voluntary sector.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook.
Experience in Social Work Essential
  • Has had some post qualification experience
  • Has had some experience of independent working as a Social Worker
Evidence of Social Work experience Essential
  • Evidence of Social Work assessments completed
  • Evidence of working with other health and social care professionals
  • Evidence of working successfully with service users
  • Evidence of working with partner agencies

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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