Social Worker x4
People, Communities and Society
Adult Services, Mental Health, & CYPF
Salary: Grade 6 £27,741 - £31,346,
Grade 7 £32,234 - £35,745, Grade 8 £35,745 - £39,880
Hours: 36.66 per week
Based: Maple House, Southlink Business Park, Oldham OL4 1DB)
Closing Date: Monday 26th April 2021
Shortlisting & Interview Dates: TBC
Job Description & Person Specification (Grade 6).doc
Job Description & Person Specification (Grade 7).doc
Job Description & Person Specification (Grade 8).doc
Applications would be welcomed from students due to qualify Summer 2021.
Oldham’s Adult integrated mental health service ,vision is to help the people of Oldham live their best lives possible through promoting independence; working with our partners; and empowering our staff to provide high quality strength based, outcome focused support for residents that is appropriate for their need. Our Community Mental Health and Care Management and Review teams are key and valued services within Oldham’s Mental Health Service.
We are now able to grow the team and have 4 vacancies across 2 working age CMHTs and CMRT for enthusiastic and passionate Social Workers who want to make a difference to people’s experience of mental health services.
Our integrated teams consist of Social Workers, Community Mental Health Nurses, Community Support Workers, AMHPs, Occupational Therapist and a Community Psychiatrist.
You will be joining a service area where strong collaborative relationships already exist between partners such as ASC the Police, Drug and Alcohol Services, Housing colleagues and Probation services.
CMHTs operate an assessment and Care Coordination function, this supports effective use of practitioners and resources in a busy service working with those who have complex mental health needs.
Oldham Mental Health services is embarking on significant transformation work, with a focus on developing CMHTs and a new mental health offer aligned to our Primary Care Networks, with a strong focus on place based support for people where it is needed.
As a Social Worker in a CMHT or the CMRT your main duties will be to provide an assessment, support planning and review service, underpinned by professional knowledge and legislation in order to ensure that:
If an AMHP is appointed, there is a requirement to support the AMHP rota 4 days over a 4 week period.
As a team member, you will have autonomy to shape, develop and evaluate our effectiveness. We are committed to investing in our team members through regular Social Work supervision, peer support, a robust training offer and a personalised development plan.
If applying at Grade 7 post, you will have an appropriate post qualifying award such as consolidation module, practice educator stage 1 and/or 2, Best interest Assessor or equivalent with significant experience.If an AMHP and contributing to the AMHP rota as required salary will be at a grade 8.
For a chat about any of the roles or further information. Please contact John Moran HOS Mental Health on 0759 556 5740
Oldham Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS
This post requires registration to Social Work England.
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