Social Worker - CMHT
CITY of WOLVERHAMPTON COUNCIL
ADULT CARE SERVICES
2 EXPERIENCED SOCIAL WORKERS – Older Adults CMHT
37 hours CMHT Social Worker - Adult Social Care West
37 hours CMHT Social Worker – Adults Social Care East
Salary: Grade 7 scp 23 – 28 (£36,922 to £41,881)
An exciting opportunity has arisen in the City of Wolverhampton for a full-time Social Worker/AMHP with experience of working with Older Adults with mental health difficulties. The two posts will cover the West and East locality area of Wolverhampton and the successful applicants will be based in the multi-disciplinary team at the Brooklands Health Centre – at the current time Agile working is implemented.
We are looking for self-motivated Social Workers with a minimum of 2 years’ experience preferably with AMHP status (or be willing to undertake training) to join our team. The successful applicant will be expected to perform duties on the AMHP rota (minimum of twice a month) Monday to Friday. Wolverhampton has a diverse population and we are currently implementing strength-based practice by working under 3 Conversations methodology.
Experience of working with Older People living with mental illness and use of the Mental Capacity Act and Mental Health Act is essential. The successful applicants will be committed to working with and safeguarding vulnerable adults. You will need to be able to work with your colleagues in the multi-disciplinary team and ensure person centred planning. You will also be fully committed to promoting customer wellbeing, independence and reablement.
You will be provided with regular formal and informal supervision, together with opportunities for reflective practice and opportunities to enable professional development. If you wish to further enhance your practice and be part of a solution focussed and creative team, please join us.
For further information about the post or an informal discussion, please contact Balbir Hira, Social Worker Unit Manager on telephone number 01902 556083 (West Team) or Sonia Jackson, Social Work Unit Manager on 01902 553705 (East Team).
It is an essential requirement that applicants are registered with HCPC in order to practice as a Social Worker. All applicants should note that this post will require an enhanced DBS check prior to appointment.
Application forms/further details available from HR Shared Services, Civic Centre, St Peter’s Square, Wolverhampton WV1 1RT (01902 552345).
Closing Date: 25.6.21
Interview held on: week beginning 5.7.21
City of Wolverhampton Council are committed to representing Wolverhampton’s diverse community and therefore strongly encourage applications from all applicants meeting the essential criteria. The council operates a guaranteed interview policy for disabled candidates, those who have previously been under our care and are over the age of 25 and veterans who have served in the military, where it is evidenced that the essential criteria of the post are met.
Our application system is anonymous, this means recruitment interview panel members will not receive details of your name or date of birth unless you are invited to attend an interview. We are not able to hide personal information from any attachments that you upload so we request that you remove your name, date of birth and any personal information from any supporting documentation. The shortlisting panel will receive your candidate pack in full (including any attachments) showing your candidate number. If you are invited to attend an interview, panel members will be provided with your name.
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