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Date Added: Tue 11/06/2024

Senior Social Worker

Newark on Trent, NG24, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £40000 - £43000/annum

Are you a Qualified and Experienced Social Worker ready for a Senior step up role?

As a Senior Social Worker you would be required to support and provide guidance to your team members. You main role would be within the Acute wards but will also require you to have oversight of the other service areas.

You would have an opportunity to play a crucial part in supporting women with severe and enduring mental illness and/or personality disorder and/or mild learning disability, ensuring positive outcomes through their care pathway.

You would have experience managing complex caseloads and be responsible for various social care assessments, you will build positive and professional working relationships, whilst focusing on personalisation and recovery to make positive, self-directed change. This can include family-focused work to support and optimise involvement and collaborative solutions.

You would be responsible for:

Managing a small established team consisting of one qualified SW and one Social Work Assistant
Facilitating access to welfare rights, housing, advocacy services and associated support services
Participation in and Provision of 1:1 supervision
Reporting to safeguarding agencies and regulatory bodies
Attending Safeguarding meetings with Local Authorities
Educating hospital staff about relevant safeguarding matters.Key Requirements for this role:

A Social Work Degree with an active Social Work England registration
Experience within mental health, hospital discharge or Acute services.
Strong knowledge of relevant MH legislation
Strong knowledge of the process of MP, MHRT, CPA and associated reports
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Strong assessment and care planning abilities
Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative MDT.
Excellent understanding of Safeguarding requirements and duty to refer to external agencies.
Driver's License (full UK)Eden Brown Synergy is an equal opportunities employer.

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