Social Work Jobs Social Worker - Mental Health Team - 2 Jobs

Applications will be accepted from experienced social workers who are prepared to undertake future AMHP training (job profile attached for information)

Appointments at Senior Practitioner Level will be subject to meeting progression requirements.

Appointments to qualified AMHP will be subject to qualification

You will be expected to provide support and a preventative approach to service users to avoid hospital admission. You will undertake MHA assessments on service users within the community; you will also hold a caseload.

You will be fully supported by a dedicated team to undertake this complex and demanding role.

Location Kirklees
Hours per-week 37
Salary £25,481- £39,880
Job description

You will need to be compliant with the Care Act, Mental Health Act, Human Rights Act, Mental Capacity Act and associated Codes of Practice to fulfil your duties in this role.

You will need to have experience of working with the service user group and be able to use social work methods to promote positive change, independence and wellbeing in accordance with assessed need, whilst promoting choice and control for adults and carers.

Working knowledge of relevant legislation and ability to apply legislation to practice including the Children Act 1989 is required and good IT skills to support accurate and timely case recordings.

You must hold a Social Work England recognised qualification, and have evidence that you are registered with Social Work England.

Travel is an essential part of this job and therefore it would be extremely difficult for you to do your job effectively if you did not use a car for all or most of the time.  It is essential that you hold a full and valid driving license and it is expected that you will either use a council vehicle or your own car.

4 July 2021, 11:55 PM

This job is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
To apply please follow the link to the Kirklees website and complete the online application form.