Social Worker

Job Reference: VAC-10842_1515219224
Salary: Negotiable
Salary per: Hour
Job Duration: Permanent
Job Start Date: ASAP


The hospital is a specialist eating disorder facility that delivers treatment programmes for children, adolescents and young adults upwards from the age of eleven.

As a Social Worker working in the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) your main duties will be:
” To provide social work input to the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of patients within the service.
” To undertake pre-admission assessments as part of the hospital team and particularly where social care issues appear prominent.
” To contribute to rehabilitation planning for patients moving through the care pathway to less restrictive environments
” Taking the lead role within the Hospital in relation to child protection issues
” Providing support and advice in the respect of the Children Act in addition to the Mental Health Act with particular emphasis on safeguarding, advocating and discharge planning
” Attending and participating in clinical team meetings, Mental Health Review Tribunals and management meetings
” Providing written and or verbal report to Child Protection Case Conferences and other related Children Act proceedings

” Hold a recognised professional qualification in Social Work
” Be registered with HCPC
” Have detailed knowledge of safeguarding legislation, policies and procedures
” Be skilled in developing positive relationships with external and internal departments, family, carers and other stakeholders
” Be a confident IT user
” Able to work as part of a team
” Able to use regular supervision and training to reflect on practice and develop new skills
” Have proven knowledge of relevant legislation including Mental Health Act 1983/2007 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005 as it relates to social workers

” A thorough induction programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
” Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
” Generous annual leave entitlement
” Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
” The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
” Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay, (up to a maximum salary of £50k)
” 2 weeks paid paternity leave
” Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
” Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
” A range of staff discounts
” Access to Myfamilycare services which provides support and information at critical life events including access to experts and emergency care services
” Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

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Job Reference: VAC-10842_1515219224

Salary: Negotiable

Salary per: Hour

Job Duration: Permanent

Job Start Date: ASAP

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