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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/11/2020.

Social Worker

Job Reference: 367-WEST-4136

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Allied Health Professionals
The Marlowes Health & Wellbeing Centre, Hemel Hempstead
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata + 5% of basic

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire which you can find in the 'Further Links' section of this advert. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form (If you are experiencing problems please call 01707 253878).

The Role

We have exciting opportunities for a newly qualified social worker to join us in delivering high quality community mental health care within the North West of Hertfordshire. Our services covers Dacorum ( Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted, Tring and surrounding villages). The area is well served with transport links to historic Hertfordshire and its glorious countryside as well as into London and beyond. We are looking for a newly qualified social worker who is passionate about care and ready to move into the role of a social worker in a community team to further develop their knowledge and skills.

You will provide clinical expertise and leadership; take responsibility to contribute to nursing input, oversee depot and physical health clinic; participate in the referral and allocation process; safeguard vulnerable children and adults; contribute to case discussions and service related meetings; manage a small caseload, provide direct support and advice to Service Users (Adults of all ages) and Carers, within the recovery framework, embracing the individual right to choice and control; provide direct supervision to B5 and B6 staff.

At HPFT our staff are our most important resource and we offer:

• A thorough induction to your role and team

• Regular, good quality supervision

• Access to Lead Nurse for your area promoting professional development

• A range of developmental opportunities to support you to grow in your profession and your practice

• The opportunity to apply to work flexibly so that you can balance your work with your life outside work

• Strong values – we’re a welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional organisation.


For further details / informal visits contact:

NameMary IngramJob titleNorth West Community services ManagerEmail addressmary.ingram@nhs.netTelephone number07788153910Additional contact information

Rob Hill: 07866 201830


About us

Work for an NHS trust that’s been rated as 'OUTSTANDING' by the CQC. Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is a successful provider of mental health and learning disability services with ambitions to be the leading provider in the country. We are already delivering services as far afield as Norfolk and North Essex as well as for the population of Hertfordshire. We are a Values Based organisation and our aim is to ensure that we deliver an experience that is consistently welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional, because these are the Values that our service users, carers and staff told us meant the most to them. We are currently embarking on a major transformation programme that will change the way that we deliver our services. We are also delighted to be named in the top 100 list of the best places to work in the health service in 2014, which is due to the national staff survey results as well as our range of engagement activities, the diversity of our staff, support for employees with a disability or those who have suffered mental ill health themselves, and our training and development programmes.

Additional Information

HPFT is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and in order to reflect the diversity of its population, positively encourages applications from all areas of the community. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications from all sections of the community including users of mental health services.

The Trust is committed to helping staff balance work and home life and welcomes applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements.

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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