Senior Social Worker PartTime job in Newbury at Elysium Healthcare Limited

Senior Social Worker (Part-Time)

Company: Elysium Healthcare Limited

Location: Thatcham UK

Date Posted:Nov 03, 2017

Elysium Healthcare brings together a unique approach to the delivery of care where the patient is embedded in the heart of all aspects of hospital life. Our inclusive way of working has the patient as a true partner in their care. We recognise that each and every member of staff has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is with their dedication, passion and hard work that we can deliver excellent care programs that truly benefit the patients.Elysium Healthcare has a network of over 40 services strategically placed across England and Wales. Annual salary: negotiable depending on experienceHours per week: 22.5 OurSenior Social Worker role involves: Managing and being responsible for a caseload of 12-15 patientsAttending and contributing to weekly Ward Rounds and regular CPAsProducing high quality, well-argued reports for CPAs, MHTs, Managers Hearings within specific deadlinesAttending and presenting Social Work reports under cross examination in Mental Health Tribunals and other formal settingsTaking a lead role within the multi-disciplinary teams for Safeguarding Children and Safeguarding Adult issues.Taking a lead role within the multi-disciplinary teams on non-medical, mental capacity issues and best interest decisions, liaising with external IMCA services where appropriateNetworking and liaising with a host of external agencies, for example: Probation Service including victim Liaison, MAPPA, Local Authority Social Services, Voluntary and private agencies, Police, MoJDesigning and implementing care plans to meet range of patient needsLiaising with, and supporting carers and families of detained patientsProviding patients with 1-1 support on a range of personal mattersProviding supervision to junior colleagues within the social work department and other professionsDelivering occasional training  To be successful as a Senior Social Worker, you’ll need: A good working knowledge of the relevant legislationAt least 2 years’experience of working in mental healthThe abilty to build effective working relationships with patients, their family members and carersTo work well as part of a multi-disciplinary teamTo produce well-argued reports and provide evidence in formal settings under cross examinationTo understand and champion the social perspective on mental health   About our benefits In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:  25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment) A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP) Employee Assistance Services Continuous learning and development Childcare vouchersCareer development Voluntary Benefits  View full job description
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