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Level 2 Social Worker

Employer
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Codsall, Wolverhampton
Salary
Band 6 (£35,392 - £42,618) per annum
Closing date
19 Jun 2024
Reference
301-BK-24-6230377

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Sector
Health & Social Care / Work
Job Type
Social work; Adults - Qualified
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Job Details

Job overview

We are welcoming applications for an experienced social worker to join our ambitious, innovative and supportive Adult Social Care Community teams. This is a  permanent fulltime position although consideration will be given to applicants wanting to work on a part-time basis. We also offer a hybrid blended working approach of home and office. We also offer the option of working a 9-day fortnight to full time workers.

The post holder will need to be a registered social worker and will be expected to demonstrate a sound working knowledge of the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act and other legal and statutory frameworks. It is highly desirable for the successful candidate to be at least 2 years post qualified and have either an Approved Mental Health Professional, Best Interest Assessor or Practice Educator qualification or the willingness to work towards obtaining one of these.

Main duties of the job

As part of your role in the Older Person / Physical Disability Team you will be required to:

  • Carry and be responsible for your own caseload, including complex case management work
  • Complete care act assessments, support plans and where needed risk assessments
  • Complete mental capacity act assessments and best interests decisions, including attendance at best interest meetings where needed
  • Lead on safeguarding enquiries, including management of safety measures and protection planning
  • Attend multi-disciplinary meetings
  • Work closely with partners to achieve positive outcomes

Working for your organisation

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by

  • Supporting your career development and progression.
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity, adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional annual leave.
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resource.
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients.
  • Salary sacrifice car – fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The post holder will be advocating and working with adults with complex needs and their carers, working collaboratively with colleagues from other agencies to develop support and services appropriate to people’s individual needs utilising a strength based approach.  The remit of the service is to support the citizens of Staffordshire predominantly over the age of 18 with physical disabilities and older people over the age of 65 with physical and/or mental health needs. The post holder will need to be confident carrying out outcome-focused assessments, with support planning, to meet their care and support needs. The post holder must be able to work with a diverse group of individuals and with our partner agencies to deliver the best outcomes for our citizens. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Company

Company info
Telephone
03007907000
Location
St George's Hospital
Corporation Street
Stafford
Staffordshire
ST163SR
GB

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