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Social Worker (3 Posts)

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 9 - 11 £28.129 - £38,713 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Due to funding until 31/03/2025
37 Hours per week
Closing Date
08 October 2023
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We are looking to establish a Mental Health Hospital discharge team.

There are three social work posts available - two full time and one part time (18.5 hours per week)

Funding is currently until the end of March 2024

The sites to be covered are Kingsway in Derby, Hartington in Chesterfield and Walton. 

We are looking for social workers who excel in working in a multi disciplinary setting and are able to work from a social perspective in a medical environment

A good working knowledge of The Mental Health act is required specifically around 117 aftercare along with knowledge of the Care Act and The Mental Capacity Act.

Being qualified as an AMHP would be an advantage although not essential 

The Successful Candidate will be able to work autonomously and be confident in decision making, also be able to assess risk and ensure safe timely discharge. 

Provisional Interview Date: TBC

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.