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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/02/2021.

Social Worker

Job Reference: 833-RD-CS-51-21

(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
CAMHS Wdhse Adol In Ptnts
Little Woodhouse Hall
£31,365 to £37,890 pro rata

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

Are you interested in developing your skills?

Working as part of a multi-skilled, experienced, motivated and creative service, you will be responsible for contributing to the efficient day to day delivery of effective clinical care and risk management of the young people.

You will also participate in our operational manager rota, offering support to the shift coordinator and managing referrals and access assessments for the region.

Working in partnership with young people, their families and other carers, and liaising with external agencies where appropriate we strive to deliver the best possible outcomes of an inpatient admission, and we now need an exceptional Social Worker to join our dedicated team.

We are looking for an individual with expert communication skills, and the sensitivity and confidence to work collaboratively with children and young people experiencing a wide range of mental health difficulties. We will be looking to you to take a safeguarding lead on the unit, and as part of our therapies team, we are hoping that you will also become a regular member of the family therapy reflecting team so an interest in Family Therapy would be an advantage.

This is a varied and demanding role, and offers a unique opportunity to acquire experience within a CAMHS environment that is in itself going through a significant and exciting period of change in the year 2021.

It is essential that applicants are Registered as a Social Worker with Social Work England and have a relevant Social Work qualification. Experience of working in a mental health setting is not essential, but you will need to be highly knowledgeable of the Care Act, Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act, and have the confidence to apply the principals of safeguarding children in practice.

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If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

We are also looking for applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

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.

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