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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 04/08/2020 23:59
£27,905 - £31,371- £32,878– £36,876 (pro rata for part-time)i.e. pre-progression Grade 9/ post -progression Grade 11
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
within one of the Mental health teams
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
4 Aug

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Adult and Health Services
Adult Care- Mental Health
South Durham Psychosis Team

Social Worker (Mental Health)

Full time, Temporary X 2 Posts-

1 x 37hrs temporary for 12 months
1 x 37hrs temporary to cover a period of maternity leave

Salary: £27,905 - £31,371- £32,878– £36,876 (pro rata for part-time)
i.e. pre-progression Grade 9/ post -progression Grade 11

Vacancy no: AHS/20/220

We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and committed Social Workers to deliver a number of Social Work interventions for people who experience severe and / or enduring mental health difficulties.

South Durham Psychosis Team provides an integrated health and social care approach when supporting people with complex mental health problems and their carers. Staff members provide statutory and specialist interventions on behalf of both Durham County Council and Tees Esk and Wear Valley’s NHS Foundation Trust.

The successful applicants will join a multi-disciplinary team of workers who are committed to provide a flexible and effective service to people with psychosis and social care needs.

You must have an up to date knowledge of current legislation and Policies/ Procedures in relation to Adult Health and Social Care.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Social Work qualification i.e. Degree, DipSW, CSS or CQSW or equivalent. We welcome Newly Qualified Social workers to apply for this role and support will be provided for your ASYE. You also will be required to be trained, or be willing to undertake a Practice Educator course.

Applicants must hold Social Work England registration.

The successful applicants for these posts will be required to apply for a Disclosure Barring Service- Enhanced Disclosure.

For more information please contact:

Natalie Mills Jones, Team Manager (South Durham Psychosis), Tel: 01388 640020 email natalie.jones34@nhs.net

It is anticipated that interviews will be held w/c 10/8/20

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services via
Email: PESAHS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means

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