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Social Worker

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Erewash Hub, DCC Mercian Close, Ilkeston
Salary details
Grade 9 -11 £28,129 - £38,713 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 Hours per week
Closing Date
08 October 2023
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An opportunity has arisen within the Erewash Derbyshire Mental Health Team for a qualified and committed Social Worker. 

The team works with people with mental health difficulties from the age of 16 onwards during transition and then into adulthood. You will require good working knowledge of the Care Act 2014 and Mental Capacity Act 2005, as you will be assessing clients care needs, and working with them and their support networks to create support plans, as well as knowledge of the Mental Health Act and other relevant legislation. Using person centred, strengths-based approaches you will be supporting people to lead fulfilled lives in our local communities.

A good working knowledge of Safeguarding is also essential and confidence in decision making and risk management.

Being a qualified AMHP would be an advantage although not essential and there will be the opportunity to complete AMHP training as part of the role.

**Please read the additional information attachments which will highlight in detail the essential/desirable attributes needed to apply for this role. Applicants will need to link their experience to the criteria stated in the attachment/s in order for the management team to choose the most suitable candidates for shortlisting**

 We are continuing to offer a hybrid approach to working, and our team is currently working from home and from the office based on the needs of the service. The successful applicant will have access to work space at the base in Ilkeston.

If you require any further informal information, please contact Lindsey Wanless, Service Manager on lindsey.wanless@derbyshire.gov.uk

Provisional Interview Date: 13th October 2023

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.