Dudley MBC are actively seeking to embed strengths-based practice into Mental Health Social Care, this will establish social care practice which moves away from traditional models as such this is an exciting time to join our organisation. If you find mental health social care an attractive field to work in we would like to hear from you.
We have a permanent Assistant Care Coordinator post in the Mental Health service that will have a focus on Preparing for Adulthood (PFA). They will be working closely alongside the PFA team within the Dudley Disability Service but then maybe required to work across the other teams in the Mental Health service dependent on demand.
PFA supports young people to have a fulfilling transition from childhood into adulthood. The PFA role will involve combining models of social care practice across Children's and Adult services.
We aim to improve the young persons outcomes by supporting the transition into Adult Services resulting in improved quality of life and life choices.
PFA focuses on a young persons strength's and what is important to them and helps them plan for their future, they will be supported to enhance their health and wellbeing, independence and choice of control over their life without being defined by their mental health diagnosis.
The successful candidate will work to provide a sensitive, responsive, and appropriate response to citizens with mental health and their carers, within Adult Social Care / Mental Health Services.
We are committed to co-production and the approach to research, policy and practice in mental health and social care based on the principle that people who use services have valuable knowledge and expertise.
You need to actively promote Dudley’s commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults at a level appropriate to this group.
Our centre vision is that Social Work teams work holistically, with the person and their social network, helping to strengthen and build sustainable family and social capital. Defining the roles of Assistant Care Coordinator’s and raising their confidence as a workforce will contribute to better practice and better mental health outcomes.
These posts will be supported by appropriate training and supervision. Opportunities will be available for individuals to work across the different areas to gain a full understanding of the service delivery model.
For any informal discussion with please contact the Team Manager, Charlotte Gordon (email@example.com) 01384 816958
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.
N.B. We reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised date should we receive a large number of applications.
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