Ashfield and Mansfield CMHT are looking for a Social Worker who is enthusiastic and highly motivated. The successful candidate should have an interest in, and preferably experience of, working with individuals aged 18-64 with mental health needs and their carers.
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 their discharge from mental health hospitals.
You will be working in accordance with the Care Act; Mental Health Act; Mental Capacity Act and carer legislation. Good communication, time management and IT skills are essential.
Other key areas of work for the team are Adult Safeguarding and Mental Health Review Tribunal work. Experienced candidates would be expected to undertake these areas of work whilst newly qualified candidates would be expected to work towards these tasks with appropriate support.
The successful candidate will be working in an exciting and sometimes challenging multidisciplinary environment which will require high levels of confidence and independence. This can be one of the most rewarding service areas in social work and the team offers good support within a friendly atmosphere, with a track record of supporting the professional development of all team members. You will receive regular supervision and have access to appropriate training and opportunities for personal development
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.