Later Life CMHT - Social Worker\/Care Coordinator

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
M15 4HA
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust £ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
16 Jul 2021
Closes
15 Aug 2021

Job Description

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will also complete assessments for clients and carers and provide care coordination in line with the Trust Care Programme Approach (CPA) guidance and policies. You will be allocated care coordinator/lead professional for a caseload of both organic & functional clients.

You will be expected to complete the Duty role which includes initial CMHT assessments of new referrals.

The Community Mental Health Team operates from Monday to Friday during usual office hours

All applicants must:

• Hold a social work qualification

• Be registered with the Health & Care Professions Council

• Have access to transport to be able to travel widely across the city

**Please note, this vacancy may be closed at any time if sufficient applications have been received**

Working for our organisation

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
The post holder will work within an integrated, later life multi-disciplinary team within Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. The post holder will provide assessment for service users and carers, in line with the Care Act (2014). The post holder will act as a care co-ordinator as required in line with the Trust Care Programme Approach (CPA) guidance and policies.

The post holder will work to the HCPC Standards of Proficiency for Social Workers in England.

The post holder will report to the Team Manager for day to day management. Professional social work supervision will be provided by a Senior Social Worker.

The post holder will aim at all times to promote the independence and well-being of adults with mental health needs; assist social inclusion and valued community presence and enable the widest possible expression of chosen lifestyle.

Please see full Job description and Person Specification attached to this vacancy.



Person specification

Qualifications & Training
Essential criteria
  • Relevant professional qualification, DipSW, BA, MA Social Work, CQSW.


Desirable criteria
  • Recognised professional assessor / practice teachers qualification


Qualifications & Training
Essential criteria
  • Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) status or willingness to undertake this training


Knowledge & Experience
Essential criteria
  • Experience of conducting assessments identifying health and social care needs


Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working with older adults with complex mental health needs


Knowledge & Experience
Essential criteria
  • Experience of commissioning care packages


Desirable criteria
  • Experience of investigating safeguarding concerns


Specific Skills
Essential criteria
  • Skilled in organisation and prioritisation of workloads, making informed decisions and evaluating outcomes


Specific Skills
Essential criteria
  • Sensitivity and perception in the assessment of vulnerable service users and their families with complex needs, using the assessment and safeguarding frameworks


Specific Skills
Essential criteria
  • Ability to develop written reports, including those needed under legal requirements.


Physical Skills and effort
Essential criteria
  • Able to work in a flexible manner whilst managing own time and work load.

Ref: 1021087104

Job Details

Later Life CMHT - Social Worker\/Care Coordinator

Manchester, Greater Manchester, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
Pay
£ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
16 Jul 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
15 Aug 2021

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