Social work jobs Social Worker Level 2 & AMHP

Posted 05-09-2019
Application deadline 20/09/2019
Location Wakefield
Job reference 226001
Hours per-week 30
Salary Grade 11 - £31,470 - £33,790 (actual salary)

The opportunity has arisen to be part of our busy multi-disciplinary integrated mental health team at Enhanced Team West, based within the Drury Lane Health and Wellbeing.

The team provides assessment, care management and a range of interventions as part of secondary mental health services. The multi-disciplinary service, based upon recovery-focused principles, and a life course approach, aims to ensure better service user outcomes and improved patient safety.  The model provides for flexible and assertive engagement of service users depending upon the complexity and acuity of their needs. It also brings together a multitude of skills and experience to meet service user needs and provide evidence-based, cost-effective interventions. The model coordinates holistic care and through increased collaboration with service users, carers and partner organisations, enables service users to reach their potential and live well in their community.

The post holder will need to be an experienced practising social worker and also have experience of working in mental health services. The post holder will require excellent assessment and care management skills and will need to be confident in making clinical decisions and carrying out interventions based on their assessment and care plan.

Good communication and IT skills are essential to support the use of our electronic record keeping system. Should you require any additional information please do not hesitate to contact Jodie Hudson on 01924 316937.

The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.

Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and vulnerable adults are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults whilst promoting their welfare. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.