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Social Worker (Mental Health)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/08/2019 23:59
£27,905 - £37,849 Per Annum
Hours per week:
37 Hours Per Week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Job details 

Closing date:
26 Aug

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Grade Details: Appointment to Band 10 is subject to meeting the DBC progression criteria. Appointment to Band 11 is subject to AMHP status.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Social Worker to join the Mental Health Social Work Team based at West Park Hospital in Darlington.

The successful applicant will work in a busy mental health social work team providing strength based support and interventions to older age adults with a range of mental health needs. The team is a co-located mental health team and as such we work closely with our health colleagues to provide social work support that promotes recovery and independence to people who use mental health services.

The successful applicant will be a qualified social worker with relevant experience in mental health. You will have knowledge and experience of working with adults and:

• Have sound assessment skills.
• Be able to work in a busy environment and to tight time scales
• Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Be committed to multi-disciplinary working

You must have a good working knowledge of relevant legislation including the Care Act, the Mental Capacity Act / Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and the Mental Health Act.

You will also need to be up to date with relevant legislative changes and attend necessary training.

Our team offers regular supervision and appraisal, excellent training opportunities and strong team identity.

This is an excellent opportunity, not only for individual development, but to be part of a very proactive and forward thinking team within Mental Health Adult Social Care.

The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Julie Wheatley, Team Manager on, 01325 552325.

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