Social Worker (Mental Health)

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Closed for applications on 22/09/2020 23:59
£ 28,672 - £ 32,234- £ 33,782– £ 37,890 (pro rata for part-time) i.e. pre-progression Grade 9/ post -progression Grade 11
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Social Care - Adult Service
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within one of the Mental health teams
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22 Sep
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Adult and Health Services
Adult Care- Mental Health

Social Worker (Mental Health)
Temporary fulltime/part-time posts

Salary: £ 28,672 - £ 32,234- £ 33,782– £ 37,890 (pro rata for part-time)
i.e. pre-progression Grade 9/ post -progression Grade 11

Vacancy no: AHS/20/251

We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and committed Social Workers to deliver care co-ordination for people who experience severe and / or enduring mental health difficulties.

We currently have a range of temporary full time and part-time vacancies within Psychosis and Affective Disorders Teams.

The Community Intervention Teams (CITs) provide an integrated health and social care approach to supporting people with severe and enduring mental health problems and their carers. These functional teams provide statutory and specialist interventions on behalf of both Durham County Council and Tees Esk and Wear Valley’s NHS Foundation Trust.

The successful applicants will join multi-disciplinary teams of workers who are committed to providing a flexible and effective service to people with psychosis and affective disorders.

You must have up to date knowledge of current legislation and Policies/ Procedures in relation to Adult Health and Social Care.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants must hold a Social Work qualification i.e. Degree, DipSW, CSS or CQSW or equivalent and either be a qualified AMHP or be willing to train as an Approved Mental Health Professional within specific timescales.
We welcome Newly Qualified Social workers to apply for these roles and support will be provided for your ASYE. You also will be required to be trained, or be willing to undertake a Practice Educator course.

Applicants must hold or be applying for Social Work England registration.

The successful applicants for these posts will be required to apply for a Disclosure Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For more information please contact:
Natalie Mills Jones , Team Manager on Tel: 01388 640020 email natalie.jones34@nhs.net

Angela Cross, Team Manager on Tel : 0191 4415950
Email angela.cross2@nhs.net

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 5th October 2020 ( via teams video)

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services via
Email: PESAHS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means

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This job is closed for applications.