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Social Worker

Location:
Canterbury
Department:
SOCIAL WORK
Salary Details:
£31,765.50 - £32,409 per annum
14 Oct 2020
About The Role
We at Huntercombe Group are looking for a Social Worker to work as a care co-ordinator or associate worker (where applicable) with individuals who have serious and enduring mental health difficulties.

Key Accountabilities:
•Manage the service provision for a defined caseload of patients / service users.
•To act as care co-ordinator in line with THG standards
•To ensure appropriate risk assessments are completed
•To respond to requests for assessments and review of need working in partnership with user, carers and other professionals as agreed within the multi-disciplinary team and Lead Social Worker
•To develop and deliver evidence based packages of care including specific psychosocial interventions where appropriate
•To delegate the delivery of specific interventions to support workers / social work assistant as appropriate
•To work in partnership with service users, carers, other team members and other statutory and non-statutory agencies
•To liaise closely with other agencies at the point of discharge to ensure a smooth transition
•To participate in caseload supervision and workload management on a regular basis as required by the team manager
•To undertake carers assessment and care planning
•To maintain contemporaneous health and social care records and comply with relevant THG polices
•To ensure that all relevant data is entered onto THG information systems
•To positively address issues of discrimination and social exclusion
•To lead the provision of therapeutic group work as indicated by the needs of the service users
•To use the results of and participate in clinical audit and research as required
•To act as mentor, supervisor and assessor to students who are placed within the team.
•To participate in supervision, both personally and as a supervisor for junior staff within the requirements of THG policy
•Undertaking other duties appropriate to the post as requested by Lead Social Worker
•Provision of case reports when required (e.g. for courts, mental health review tribunals / managers hearings, case reviews, enquiries etc) and attending case discussions, conferences and reviews as required including those integral to adult and child protection procedures
•Arranging the provision or purchase of services to meet the assessed needs of individual and their carers in more complex cases
•To maintain registration with the appropriate professional body, holding to the associated values, in particular proactive implementation of anti-oppressive practice within a multi-disciplinary setting

About You

Please take a look at our progressive and rewarding benefits package
• Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
• Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay
• 2 week’s paid paternity leave
• Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
• A thorough Induction Programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
• Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
• Generous annual leave allowance
• Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
• The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
• Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
• A range of staff discounts
• Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

For a more detailed job spec please take a look at our Website where you can also read some inspiring stories and find out why working at Huntercombe really sets us apart from the rest

About You

Please take a look at our progressive and rewarding benefits package
•        Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
•        Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay
•        2 week’s paid paternity leave
•        Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
•        A thorough Induction Programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
•        Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
•        Generous annual leave allowance
•        Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
•        The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
•        Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
•        A range of staff discounts
•        Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability or social background. This is a great opportunity for someone to make a difference.
For a more detailed job spec please take a look at our Website where you can also read some inspiring stories and find out why working at Huntercombe really sets us apart from the rest on the link here https://huntercombe.com/work-with-us/

About The Company

Huntercombe Group are one the leading specialist healthcare providers, with hospital and centres throughout England and Scotland, delivering wide ranging services in adult mental health and learning disabilities, specialist brain injury, child and adult mental health services (CAMHS) including eating disorders and social care for children with special needs.
Our aspiration is to nurture the world, one person at a time and that’s why everything we do is designed to provide the best care and recovery for our patients and residents
We’re proud to have recruited some of the most experienced doctors, nurses and therapists in their fields and alongside our supportive stable Management structure we hope that it’s you that can help make a difference to our excellent teams and workforce.