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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/01/2021.

Senior Social Worker

Job Reference: J265-1724

Elysium Healthcare
Social Work
£38,000 + Benefits

Are you a Senior Social Worker looking to join a company that values and recognises you? If so, join the team at Farmfield Hospital and help people develop new skills and build a brighter future.

You will be working at Farmfield Hospital, which is a large purpose-built medium secure service for adult men 18+ with a forensic background and enduring mental health illnesses such as personality disorder, substance misuse issues and behaviours that challenge. Working alongside the multidisciplinary team, you will manage and support a complex caseload with mental health conditions and who may offend. You will be responsiblefor assessments for pre-admissions and discharge stage, CPA reports, Mental Health Tribunals, Managers Hearingsand willbe requested to supervisejunior staff members.

As asenior member of the team, you will promote safeguarding as you work alongside child protection agencies to lead child visits and guidance.

A range of training opportunities are available that can see your career grow and you achieve your career aspirations.

Our Senior Social Worker role involves:

  • Liaisewith the home authorities via a named individual (Health, SSD and Probation) at the point of admission and maintaining this liaison function through to discharge stage
  • Collaborating with the home authorities, service users and ensuring that their families are involved in decision making/care planning process where possible
  • Notifications to relevant public protection bodies where indicated i.e. safeguarding; MAPPA; Victim Liaison Officers

To be successful in this role, you'll need:

  • 4 years post qualifying experience
  • Placement or work experience in mental health settings
  • To be registered with the HCPC
  • CQSW or CSS or Dip SW or Degree in Social Work

What you will get:

  • Annual salary of £38,000
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

About your next employer:

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure

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