Mental Health Social Worker

18 May 2021
Part Time
Middle Street Resource Centre, 74 Middle street, Beeston, Nottingham NG9 2AL
Adult Social Care and Health
25 May 2021
£27,741 - £36,922 per annum (pro rata)

The Broxtowe living well Team are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and qualified Mental Health Social Worker, preferably with experience of working with a mental health client group. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a specialist team offering assessment and commissioning support to people experiencing mental health difficulties in the community and in planning discharge from psychiatric hospitals.

You will work in accordance with the following legislation: The Care Act, Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act. Good Communication, time management and IT skills are essential. The team has a long history of multi-disciplinary and partnership working with other agencies. As this can be a complex and at times challenging client group you will need to have experience in positive risk taking and risk management. You must be able to cope with continuing change in the working environment. You will also undertake Adult Safeguarding investigations and present reports for mental health tribunals. This is one of the most rewarding service areas in social work and the team offers good support within a friendly atmosphere. You will receive regular supervision and have access to appropriate training and opportunities for personal development.

For more information please contact Patricia Toy (Team Manager) on 07766061898 or Emma chapman (Social Worker) on 0115 8042290.

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full-time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

Nottinghamshire County Council strives to ensure that it goes beyond the requirements of the Equalities Act and prides itself on being a Stonewall Top 100 employer as well as being accredited as a Disability Confident Organisation. Therefore, the County Council encourages applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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