Mental Health Social Worker: Community Adult Mental Health
This is an exciting time to join the Adult Social Care Mental Health Services in Warwickshire. As part of the investment into Transformation of Mental Health Social Care in Warwickshire, we have 2 new posts for mental health social workers, as we recognise the impact a skilled mental health social work force has on focussing on the social determinants of mental health
We are already recruiting to our new Social Interventions Service which provides additional social support to people experiencing mental health crisis. We are now recruiting to 2 new posts, one in the north and one in the south of the County, to support people living with a range of mental health challenges including depression, anxiety, mood disorders, self-harming behaviours and personality disorder.
You will be providing social interventions that are based on strength-based recovery practice and a social wellbeing approach that embraces social care including safeguarding, the Care Act, Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act.
You will be working in an integrated multi-disciplinary team incorporating Community Mental Health Nurses, Approved Mental Health Professionals, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Support Workers and Clerical Staff.
We are looking for highly motivated, flexible individuals who have a proven track record of a strength based and asset focused approach. You will demonstrate a highly competent level of skills in assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation alongside extensive knowledge of the Mental Health Act, The Care Act and the Mental Capacity Act.
Warwickshire County Council is top-performing two-tier authority with a reputation for innovation. The post holder, as an employee of the Council, will work in close collaboration with our NHS partners in Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust, who provide specialist mental health services.
The posts are funded for 2 years in the first instance with opportunities to progress as the transformation continues
If you would like to view the job description and find out more about working in Warwickshire please click on the link.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please be aware that this post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
If you would like to discuss the role informally, please contact Patrick Mowen on 07747758723 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 30th November 2021
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Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we particularly encourage applications from global ethnic majorities (GEM), individuals with disabilities and men, who are currently under-represented within WCC within this service area. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.