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Social Worker

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Chelmsford, Essex | United Kingdom

Job description

The successful candidate will work as a Social Worker in the community mental health treatment teams providing high quality assessment and intervention to service users experiencing a wide range of mental health problems, promoting recovery and independence, using Mental Health Care clusters to identify appropriate pathways and treatment plans with service users. You will support the delivery of strength and asset based approaches promoting recovery and social inclusion with individuals and families. This post will involve implementing the personalisation agenda through strengths based assessments and youll be vital to delivering the statutory social care duties and responsibilities within the Care Act (2014). Following appointment and a period of probation, the potholder will be asked to undertake AMHP training at the earliest opportunity if not already done so. Undertaking MHA assessments and other allocated work in relation to service users with a range of mental health problems and engaging with their carers so that, within the legislations, appropriate action is taken. Those individuals who do undertake AMHP work always have their caseloads reduced in pro-rota fashion and the role attracts additional pay. Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should a sufficient number of applications be received.

Job tags

Full timeEmployment trial periodRotating shift


£35.39k - £42.62k per annum

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