Mental Health Social Worker

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
27000.00 - 32000.00 GBP Annual + GBP27000 - GBP32000/annum
Posted
12 May 2017
Closes
28 May 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CAMHS Professionals are currently seeking an ambitious and experienced CAMHS Social Worker to help lead our clients multidisciplinary team. You'll be conscientious and will strive to provide high quality care at all times.

With a full, dedicated multidisciplinary team, our client offers children and adolescents a range of services, from critical care through to departure. A specialist facility geared towards young people and home to a low secure service for men and with its 'Moving in', 'Moving On' and 'Moving Out' system on the ward, our client supports a full range of therapies including self-harm and anger management, life skills, art groups and access to formal education with a registered exam centre.

As a HCPC Registered Social Worker, you'll work closely with staff to provide for the service users complex needs and requirements, creating relevant treatment goals, in liaison with health and social care agencies. Managing and minimising risk where appropriate, you'll be actively engaged in the training and supervision of junior members of staff and students.
You'll bring with you a Social Work Degree and have at least 2 years experience working with mental health patients within a dynamic MDT. Successful candidates will be experienced in the assessment, risk assessment and treatment of psychiatric problems. Possessing knowledge and understanding of relevant mental health legislation, you'll have experience in effective communication with families and external agencies. Able demonstrate the abilities, experience and skills needed to deal effectively and constructively with conflict in challenging situations, you have taken an active part in service improvement and in developing your knowledge and skills.

In return, you'll receive a competitive salary and a range of benefits including:

• Teaching and CPD programmes
• Generous study and exam leave
• Financial support for further training and personal development
• Active participation in clinical governance
• Appraisal and peer supervision
• Possible rotation between services
• Contributory pension scheme
• Free life insurance
• Subsidised meals on duty
• Comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre
• Health Cash Plan

To apply for this position, please click apply now and one of our experienced consultants will contact you shortly. You can also Refer a Friend to CAMHS Professionals. We are offering a bonus of up to GBP100 for any referral that leads to a successful placement.

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