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Social Worker

29000 - 34000 GBP YEAR
Walton On The Hill
Elysium Healthcare


Join Sturt House in Walton-on-the-Hill as a Part-Time Social Worker working 15 hours per week, and be part of changing lives for the better as you experience what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

There is a strong emphasis on teamwork, as you work as part of a multidisciplinary team to support people with complex mental health conditions within a recovery-focused rehabilitation environment.

As a Social Worker, 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 and completing pre-admission for discharging service users.

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

Your responsibilities:

  • Liaising with the home authorities via a named individual (Health, SSD and Probation) at the point of admission and discharge stage
  • Collaborating with the home authorities, service users and ensuring that their families are involved in the decision making/care planning process.
  • Maintaining electronic/integrated records of work undertaken and completing administrative procedures.
  • Contribute to the preparation of reports for Mental Health Review Tribunals, appeals to MH Act Independent Hospital Managers and attending hearings.
  • Facilitating access to welfare rights, housing, advocacy services and associated support services.

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

  • Experience in mental health settings.
  • To fully engage in Breakaway training and MVA training
  • CQSW or CSS or Dip, SW,(e), Degree in Social Work

What you will get:

  • Annual salary of £29,000 - £34,000
  • 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.