Social Workers within Older Persons Community Mental Health Teams

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Job Details Qualified Social Workers within Older Persons Community Mental Health Teams The following positions currently vacant: Social Worker’s Mid Older People’s CMHT, Epsom, The Meadows, West Park Road, Epsom, Surrey KT19 8GT 1.6 Social Worker positions Surrey Heath Older People’s CMHT, Theta, Lyon Way, Frimley, GU16 7ER One full time social worker position – 36 hours per week Spelthorne Older People’s CMHT, Cedar Unit, Ashford Hospital, Ashford, Middlesex TW15 3AA One full time position – 36 hours per week Runnymede/ W Elmbridge Older People’s CMHT, Unither House, Curfew Bell Road, Chertsey KT16 9FG One full time position – 36 hours per week Guildford Older People’s CMHT, Onslow Centre, Farnham Road Hospital, Farnham Road, Guildford, GU2 7LX One full time position – 36 hours per week PLEASE INDICATE YOUR PREFERRED LOCATION/HOURS WHEN SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION Starting at £ 33,332 per annum for full time contract – 36 hours per week (Pro rata for part time) Due to operational issues we are unable to support AYSE applicants. From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff. Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups. An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role About the Role These posts are part of our ongoing commitment to the integration and joint working for older people with mental health needs in Surrey. We are particularly looking for qualified practitioners who have experience of working with older people or adults with mental health needs who want to develop their knowledge and skills in this particular area of practice. You will provide a social care service to older people living in the community and to the inpatient units within Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, offering support and advice on discharge arrangements and to community support. Your work will include being care-coordinator for a number of older people with a variety of needs arising from dementia or functional mental health conditions such as depression or psychosis. Successful applicants will have substantial post qualification experience of routinely working with complex cases. Because of the nature of the work it is essential that post holders have a detailed working knowledge of the statutory context of adult social provision and in particular an applied knowledge of the provisions of The Mental Capacity Act. Promoting independence, choice and control is at the heart of these posts. A valid driver’s licence and the availability of an insured vehicle for the performance of work related duties is an essential requirement of the role. Applications from those who do not meet this requirement will not be considered. For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile. Additional Information The job advert closes at 23:59 on 28th February 2019. Interviews date to be confirmed. Values and Behaviours Our values are what support our vision, shape the culture and are crucial in delivering our corporate strategy. For more information about our values and behaviours please follow this link.