Temporary Social Workers in District Community Mental Health Teams (3 posts)

2 July 2019
Fixed Term
Social Work/Care, Adult Social Care
Full Time
Until 31 March 2020
Adult Social Care & Health
£31,371 - £35,934 per annum

We are looking to recruit 3 social workers across the county to work within the District Mental Health Teams. The areas covered are Gedling, Rushcliffe and Broxtowe, Mansfield and Ashfield, Newark and Bassetlaw.

These posts are fixed term until the end of March 2020. The posts are funded in order to support the District teams in facilitating care and support for those service users leaving hospital. It will also include statutory work i.e. tribunals under the Mental Health Act, along with work under the Care Act, duty work, attending bed management meetings, safeguarding, preventative work and assessing for reablement.

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic, dynamic and creative individuals and who are able to respond effectively to the pressures and demands of the service. A significant level of knowledge and experience within the mental health arena would be advantageous for this role along with an understanding of resource availability and effective networking skills.

For further information regarding the post please contact Amanda Peto, Team Manager for the Gedling Mental Health Team 07793977965.

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.

The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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