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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/01/2020.

Social Worker

Job Reference: 363-LB6226

Employer:
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Mental Health
Location:
DUNSTABLE/ BEDFORD
Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

ELFT has long been recognised as a centre of excellence for mental and health care, innovation and improvement. So it is a very exciting time for you to come and work for us. Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive – so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.


We'd like you to join the team leading and developing Safeguarding (S42 etc) and Tier 4 services at Path 2 Recovery (P2R)- the adult substance misuse service for Bedfordshire. The role is based across the County , P2R is responsible for 700 prescribed clients. Total caseload for P2R is 1200, approx a third are dual diagnosis.
You will join us at an exciting time as we drive to build on our recent successes as one of the top performing services in the country. You will be both enthusiastic and dynamic, seeking opportunities to improve processes and systems, to enable high-quality, safe, patient-centred care and treatment.




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