Social Worker in Mental Health Teams

Folkestone, Kent, England
CT19 5JE
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
1 Oct 2021
Closes
30 Oct 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will;

Develop and deliver evidenced based psychosocial interventions where appropriate. This is to include the Change Model for individuals diagnosed with Complex Psychological needs (Personality Disorders) and undertake training where appropriate.

Undertake holistic social work assessments using strengths based model collaboratively with services users, relatives and carers in order to promote the appropriate support towards recovery.

Undertake a range of procedures and practices underpinned by theoretical knowledge or relevant practice to provide a service that is tailored to meet the needs of the individual.

Ensure effective communication with particular regard for individuals who may have difficulties in relating to the complexity of emotional and psychological conditions.

This will include skills in managing moods, motivation, counselling, training,
empathising and reassurance.

Manage an appropriate caseload requiring social work interventions.

Ensure appropriate risk assessments and risk management plans are completed and reviewed.

Ensure all child protection, adult safeguarding, Mental Capacity Act issues are dealt with according to policy and procedure.

Undertake the function of Care-Coordinator in line with Trust policy for the Care Programme Approach where appropriate.

Work collaboratively and in partnership with service users, relatives, carers and others in order to seek community based solutions.

Please see job description for full details.

Person specificationEvidenceEssential criteria

  • •Registered social worker
  • •One year experience within mental health

Desirable criteria
  • •Post-registration certificate relevant highter academic or skills focussed awards


Skills/KnowledgeEssential criteria
  • Evidence of continued professional development

Desirable criteria
  • Excellent IT skills


KMPT Staff Benefits:
NHS pension scheme

Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.

Please see Apply. Apply/Pensions.aspx for more details.
Annual leave for Agenda for Change

On appointment to NHS 27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service 29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service 33 days full time or pro rata if part time

Plus bank holidays that's up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off!

Medical staff have national Terms and Conditions.
Buying and selling of annual leave is also available as part of our flexible approach to staff benefits.
Recommend a friend campaign

If you already work for us you could refer a friend from outside of the Trust to any of the roles below and you can receive £1000 if they are successfully recruited; Nursing staff - RMN RGN RNLD - Band 5 and 6, Medical Doctors, Clinical Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals,
Flexible working

Covers job share, term time working, flexible shifts etc. Just ask and we will try to help.
Statutory and occupational maternity, paternity or adoption leave

Dependant on length of NHS service
Other paid/unpaid leave

This can be for Jury Service, Reserved Armed Forces, etc. This is paid outside of annual leave.

Non paid leave for career breaks
Staff Support

KMPT offer a face to face counselling service for any issues not just work related problems.
NHS discounts and shopping vouchers

Staff can sign up to Red Guava, PS discounts and Health Service Discounts to receive a variety of discounts in travel, fashion, technology, mobile phone contracts, food and drink, days out etc.
Learning and Development opportunities

In addition to the mandatory subjects there are a number of leadership, management and staff topic areas, including coaching and mentoring.

Induction.
KMPT is committed to supporting all new staff and this includes a comprehensive Induction programme. The duration of the programme is dependent on role and can be from 2 days to 4 weeks (not always consecutive days).
The Induction programme will provide an excellent opportunity for new staff to meet and engage with KMPT's subject specialists and will include the essential training required.
The programme may involve some travel to the various training venues across Kent and Medway, the main ones being Canterbury, Maidstone and Dartford.

Lease car scheme Cycle to work scheme The list goes on.........!

New starter bonus. At the Trust we re

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Job Details

Social Worker in Mental Health Teams

Folkestone, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Pay
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
1 Oct 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
30 Oct 2021

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