Lead Forensic Social Worker

London, Greater London, England
EC2V 8AF
Compass Associates Ltd £ 43000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 43000.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Manager
Posted
14 May 2021
Closes
14 Jun 2021

Job Description

Lead Forensic Social Worker – Low secure

£43,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE

40 Hours per week – Permanent

Battersea – London

 

Overview

 

Compass Associates are proud to be exclusively working with independent hospital who is providing care and on-going treatment facilities. I am searching for an experienced Social Worker who will join their team in 22 bedded low secure, male unit in Battersea – London.

 

Responsibilities

 

With the full support of Hospital Director, you will

- Ensure that all care, assessment, and treatment is delivered within the clinical ethos of the unit.

- Take the lead in safeguarding adults accessing our service maintaining links with key agencies.

- Communicate and maintain positive links with patient’s family, friends and interested others.

- Liaise with MAPPA, CCG, and other statutory agencies,

- Take responsibility for ensuring the highest standard of clinical practice is achieved and that the social care delivered to patients is of a consistently high standard.

- Participate in clinical governance meetings.

- Act as ‘appropriate adult’ in respect of PACE 1984 interviews and procedures.

- Assist patients to obtain their full entitlement to benefits and to maintain a high level of knowledge and expertise in this area.

- Support service users to manage their finance.

- Provide comprehensive reports as required for use in clinical meetings, First Tier Tribunal, Managers Hearings and Care Programme Approach Meetings.

- Ensure that all policies and procedures are observed, implemented, and strictly adhered to.

- Attend and participate in statutory and mandatory training as required.

- Ensure that there is a high standard of record keeping and general administration in respect of individual patients’ needs and progress.

 

Requirements

 

- Registered with HCPC

- An understanding of the Forensic Social Work Capabilities

- Qualified Social Worker

- Forensic experience preferable

 

Shift pattern

 

40 hours per week

Monday – Friday, 09:00-17:00, hours can change, flexible

 

Benefits

 

- Pension

- Development

- 25 days annual leave + BH

 

Interview Process

 

2 stages, informal chat followed by formal interview with Hospital Director

 

Contact Details

 

To apply, or for more information and an informal confidential discussion please contact Matt Niescior at Applyor email Apply

 

Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £150 for each successful recommendation.

 

Compass Associates (part of Compass Holding Group) are Health Investor’s Recruiter of the Year 2017 and 2019

Ref: MN/HQ00034792

Job Details

Lead Forensic Social Worker

London, Greater London, Englandd Compass Associates Ltd
Pay
£ 43000.0 Per year
Job level
Manager
Hours
Full time
Posted
14 May 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
14 Jun 2021

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