Qualified Social Worker

Recruiter
Tripod Partners
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
£50,000 - £59,999
Posted
11 Oct 2018
Closes
16 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

HM Naval Base, Faslane, Helensburgh, G84 8HL

Regional Social Worker to provide support to the comprehensive Tri Service mental health social work service to Service Personnel patients who have a mental health diagnosis, which may lead to a medical discharge or a return to duty, as appropriate.

37.5 hours a week, £30 per hour

QUALIFICATION MINIMUM AND EXPERIENCE ESSENTIAL

ESSENTIAL:

  • Individuals must possess a Degree and/or Diploma in Social Work or a suitable equivalent that is recognised by the (HCPC) and must produce such certification as required by management
  • Must be currently registered with the HCPC and must produce proof of registration when required
  • Possess or undergo a CRB check
  • Possess a full and valid UK driving license
  • Must be able to demonstrate that extensive post qualifying experience in mental health social work has been gained and put into regular practice
  • Must produce evidence of post qualification training and development in the field of mental health social work
  • Must have recognised, relevant and significant social work experience and delivery in a mental health setting such as a CMHT, Hospital or other recognised and relevant mental health team
  • Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of mental health legislation under the Mental Health Act 1983 and subsequent and current legislation and guidance pertinent to the individual country of the UK in which the particular DCMH is located

DESIRABLE:

  • Experience with a wide range of Mental Health conditions and with Regionally associated legal and regulatory issues, (it is recognised that these can differ in, for example, Scotland)
  • Significant experience of working in a multi-disciplinary mental health setting
  • Previous experience or knowledge of Tri-Service resettlement procedures and/or NHS Hospital discharge procedures
  • Previous mental health social work experience in, or associated with, the Armed Forces
  • Previous management or supervisory experience in a mental health social work setting or a related field

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