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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/06/2020.

Level 2 Social Worker/AMHP

Job Reference: 301-GF-20-93250

Employer:
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
MHWest S75
Location:
Stafford/Cannock
Salary:
Band 6

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) was formed in June 2018 when South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) acquired Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership Trust (SSOTP). For further information please click on the Trust name above.

The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme ‘Step into Health’, supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS.

There has never been a better time to join the Trust and help shape its future; take a look at our Benefits Leaflet to see what else we can offer you.


Post: Level 2 Social Work Practitioner

Pay Band: 6 (as agreed on appointment)

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 37.5

Base:Cannock/Stafford (work base will be negotiated at interview).

Location:Cannock/Stafford (work base will be negotiated at interview).

An exciting opportunity has arisen within South Staffordshire area The post will be based in South Staffordshire

 

The Social Care pathway provides a truly integrated, recovery focussed service to local people of South Staffordshire aged 16 and over, who are experiencing significant and disabling functional mental health difficulties. Our social workers are core members of the integrated mental health pathwaysand are highly valued and respected in their role supporting the recovery journey for adults with significant mental health needs.

 

We are supported by strong partnerships and working relationships with local independent service providers and voluntary agencies. We pride ourselves on providing a responsive, reflective and effective service to the communities of South Staffordshire.

 

We currently have opportunities for a Level 2 social care professional and would welcome applications from experienced and knowledgeable social workers who are also qualified AMHPs and registered with Social work England.

 

Dependent on an individual’s location and preference we will be in a position to negotiate work-base with them. The Social Care Pathway in the West of South Staffordshire currently has accommodation in Stafford and Cannock. We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and innovative individual who possesses excellent communication and organisational skills and has a good working knowledge of the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act and Mental Health Act.

 

The successful candidate(s) must be a team player with excellent communication and IT skills.

 

Contact Robin Lycett-Smith or Mary Williams - for an informal discussion please email:

robin.lycett-smith@mpft.nhs.uk or Mary.Williams@mpft.nhs.uk

 

Social Work Learning Academy (SWLA)

On appointment, the post holder will be auto-enrolled in the SWLA and aligned to the appropriate British Association of Social Work Professional Capabilities Framework. The relevant SWLA ‘stage’ (i.e. stage 1 (ASYE), 2 (Social Worker) or 3 (Advanced Social Worker) will also be agreed taking all prior Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and relevant experience into consideration. The post holder will be required to take responsibility for their own Continuous Professional Development.

 

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) was formed in June 2018 when South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) acquired Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership Trust (SSOTP).

 

The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme ‘Step into Health’, supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS. There has never been a better time to join the Trust and help shape its future; take a look at our ‘ Benefits’ Leaflet to see what else we can offer you.

 




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MPFT is committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, ethnictity, sexual orientation, gender, disability and religion/belief.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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