Social Worker Adults - Forensic Mental Health Service

Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England
WF2 8TF
Seven Healthcare £ 23.0 - 23.0 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 23.0 - 23.0 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Temporary
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
1 Sep 2021
Closes
29 Sep 2021

Job Description

Seven Social Care is looking for a qualified Senior Social Worker to fill an exclusive opportunity specialising in the wellbeing of adults across Wakefield.

The role:

To contribute to the planning and provision of an effective forensic mental health service across the Yorkshire region.

To provide a high quality, specialist, forensic social work service to service users and carers.

To work within a multi-agency context to ensure that appropriate social work resources are available to all forensic mental health service users.

To promote the Social Inclusion of all service users.

To work in partnership with health professionals and other key agencies both locally and regionally to meet the needs of service users and their carers.

To enable service users to lead as independent a life as possible consistent with optimising choice and managing risk.

To work within the Operational Policy of the Forensic Social Work Team.

To contribute to meeting performance management targets as agreed with WMDC and the Forensic Service Delivery Group.

You will actively promote the Local Authorities Equalities Agenda.

Key Responsibilities:

To undertake comprehensive needs assessments.

To plan, implement and review care plans within the framework of the Care Programme Approach.

To provide social work interventions to individual service users and carers as identified within the care plan.

To contribute to the effective assessment and management of risk and protection of others. To liaise with the Probation Service and make referrals to the relevant MAPPA when appropriate.

To undertake care co-ordination and social supervision of service users living in the Wakefield locality.

To contribute to the provision of specialist multi-disciplinary treatment programmes.

To work with local and regional mental health services to meet service users needs and facilitate effective transfer of care and discharge.

To negotiate for and mobilise resources both locally and regionally.

To liaise with other relevant Health and Local Authorities, agencies and professionals as appropriate.

To provide reports for Mental Health Review Tribunals; Managers Hearings and the Home Office. To present evidence at Mental Health Review Tribunals, Managers Hearings and other formal meetings as required.

Applicant Requirements:

* Qualifications: Degree approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

* Experience: 2+ years working with children as a qualified Social Worker in the UK.

* Compliance: Up to date HCPC registration and DBS.

* Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

* Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

We have been helping social care professionals find exciting new roles for almost a decade, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with over 300 five-star reviews, multiple awards and amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting at lightning speed, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, please visit our website where our amazing candidate support team will be more than happy to help.

Ref: 53451

Job Details

Social Worker Adults - Forensic Mental Health Service

Wakefield, West Yorkshire, Englandd Seven Healthcare
Pay
£ 23.0 - 23.0 Per hour
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
1 Sep 2021
Type
Temporary
Closes
29 Sep 2021

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