Social Worker - Level 3 (37 Hours per Week) (Weymouth) ( x 2)

Dorset County Council
£30,000 - £39,999
13 Sep 2018
17 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Community Mental Health Team in Weymouth, Dorset, is looking for two experienced social workers, Level 3, with a good understanding of the Mental Capacity Act, Safeguarding, Court of Protection and a sound knowledge of s.3/117 cases.

This position sits within Adult & Community Services and is based at Weymouth and Portland CMHT.

You do not need to be an AMHP social worker, but must have knowledge of CMHT's and be registered with the HCPC.

The MDT team comprises of social workers, CPN's, psychologist and psychiatrists. We have responsibility for psychiatric hospital discharges, completing social care assessments, taking 117 cases to panel for funding, Court of Protection and attending CPA's and MDT clinical meetings.

CMHT work in unison with psychiatrists, psychologists and CPN's.

Weymouth CMHT is busy team, but is a friendly and supportive environment, with regular supervision and ongoing training provided.

The right person would need to be enthusiastic and have ambition to develop their career.

You must have a degree in Social Work / Occupational Therapy or equivalent, be registered with the HCPC and be able to fulfil the travel requirements of the post.

This post has a significant travel requirement and you are contractually required to have a vehicle (or transport deemed to be suitable by the County Council) available for use as required.

This post involves working with children or vulnerable adults and/or having access to significant information about them and will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

For further details or an informal discussion about this vacancy, please contact Margaret Brennan (Manager) via email:

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