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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/12/2020.

CAMHS Social Worker

Job Reference: J265-1591

Elysium Healthcare
Potters Bar

As a CAMHS Social Worker, you are the reason why lives change for the better. You help some of the most vulnerable children gain a brighter future.

There is a strong emphasis on teamwork, as you work as part of a multidisciplinary team atPotters Bar Clinic where you will provide care for young people with acute mental health needs and personality disorders in an established 24-hour care environment. The CAMHS Tier 4 Low Secure services are for young people aged 13–18.

You will have previous experience from the NHS or private care as you manage a complex caseload. You will be responsible for social care assessments, risk assessments,facilitate group activities, and will contribute to ICR meetings, supporting service users to make viable plans for their future.

As a Social Worker, you report to the Safeguarding Lead, and will manage internal investigations and liaise with home authorities for service users during their admission and discharging process. A range of training opportunities are available that can see your career grow and you achieve your career aspirations. YourResponsibilities:

  • Referrals to LADO and Local Authority in line with safeguarding and assessments
  • Educating Hospital staff about relevant safeguarding matters.
  • Completing a full annual social care reassessment within the CPA format.
  • Facilitating access to welfare rights, housing, advocacy services and associated support services
  • Participate in 1:1 supervision


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

  • HCPregistered
  • Social Work degree
  • Experience within similarenvironment
  • Experience with working with children /CAMHs


What you will get:

  • Annual salary of £30,000 (depending on experience)
  • 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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