Social Worker Senior Social Work Practitioner job in Rainham at NELFT NHS Foundation Trust

Social Worker (Senior Social Work Practitioner)

Company: NELFT NHS Foundation Trust

Location: Rainham UK

Date Posted:Mar 28, 2018

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Practitioner Social Worker post within the Havering Access Assessment and Brief Intervention Team. We are looking for a Social Worker who can rise to the challenge of working within the busy Havering Access Assessment and Brief Intervention Team and support the continued development of the service.The applicant will need to:Hold a CQSW, Diploma or Degree in Social Work, CSS or equivalent. Have a current live HCPC registrationHave AMHP Status.Be an experienced Social WorkerThe applicant will:Carry out high quality assessments, using person-centred community focused and multi-agency interventions to bring about positive change through developing effective relationships and to secure the best outcomes for service users and carers including group work.Manage caseloads, dependent upon experience, grade of post and complexity of cases, utilising specialist knowledge for appropriate interventions, needs and risk assessments, care planning and safeguarding investigations.Ensure that vulnerable adults are adequately protected in line with Havering Safeguarding Adults Policy and procedures and relevant legislationUndertake assessments under the Mental Health Act in the community, hospital premises and other locations.Participate in the AMHP duty Rota.Deputise, in the absence of the Team Manager and assume responsibility as required.Supervise staff and studentsThe applicant will need to demonstrate well developed interpersonal skills especially when handling conflict and change, and should have the appropriate skills to facilitate the resolution of difficulties. The post can be emotionally demanding and the applicant will be expected to be able to address and explore this within supervision, team meetings and also within informal work related support systems. The applicant should show a willingness to work unsocial hours when necessary and be able to provide high levels of emotional support to staff, service users and carers. Contribute to the delivery of an effective Adult social care service as part of a multi-disciplinary mental health team, improving outcomes for Adults and Carers. Manage caseloads, utilising specialist knowledge for appropriate interventions, needs and risk assessments, care planning and safeguarding investigations.The Havering Access Assessment and Brief Intervention Team is the central point of initial referral and access to secondary mental health services within the London Borough of Havering for people from the age of 18years old, who present with mental health needs. The team acts as a gateway providing initial screening and assessment of referrals that are potentially for secondary mental health services, and will provide, after assessment, short-term intervention as indicated, or signposting to other agencies as appropriate. Havering Access Assessment and Brief Intervention Team works within the Recovery &Well-Being model.This advert closes on Tuesday 24 Apr 2018 View full job description
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