Adults Mental Health Social Workers - Surrey

Recruiter
Surrey County Council
Location
Surrey
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Aug 2017
Expires
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

Current Positions available

Team

Location

Postcode

Hours

Redhill & Reigate CMHRS

Redhill

RH2 7DG

36 (full time)

Waverley

Godalming

GU7 1QU

36 (full time)

Tandridge

Oxted

RH8 0QA

36 (full time)

Mole Valley CMHRS

Dorking

RH4 1QJ

36 (full time)

Runnymede

Chertsey

KT16 0QA

18 (part time)

(Please specify the location you are interested in on your application)

GBP32,839 per annum for working 36 hours per week.

GBP16,419.50 per annum for 18 hours per week.

Flexible working supported where possible, laptop and mobile supplied. 24 days annual leave, local government salary-related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff .

An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.

As a qualified Social Worker, (HCPC Registered) with post qualifying experience in the mental health service and good assessment and risk management skills, you will be expected to assess the social care needs of service users and provide direct social work intervention to some of the most challenging and complex service users and their carers.

You will be working in a multi-disciplinary team consisting of doctors, nurses, approved mental health professionals, occupational therapists, psychologists, enabling independence workers and carer practice advisors. You will be required to work under the framework of the Care Programme Approach and personalisation and ensure the implementation of agreed care and risk management plans. This will involve the close monitoring of their effectiveness to ensure the wellbeing of service users, carers and the public.

You will be promoting the personalisation agenda and self directed support for service users and carers who are eligible for services.

You will need to be flexible and adaptable to work in a challenging and demanding environment. The team are friendly and cohesive and are proud of their record in providing an effective service in the community. You will be provided with good support from managers and colleagues, to help you meet the challenges of the post. New staff are given mentoring and support from an experienced colleague and will also participate in an extensive induction programme.

A current full driving licence and the availability of an insured vehicle for the performance of work related duties is an essential requirement of the role. Applications from those who do not meet this requirement will not be considered.

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification. We look forward to receiving your application.