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Mental Health Social Care Worker (East ATS)

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/489/18171
  • Published: Thu 14/10/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 31/10/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £25,481 - £27,041
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN2 3AG

Job introduction

An opportunity has arisen within East ATS for a Mental Health Social Care Worker 37 hours per week, for 12 months, based at East Brighton Community Mental Health Centre. 

For an informal discussion, please contact Rebekah Fisher on Tel: 07391017259

Interview Date: TBC

About the role

You will work closely with Mental Health Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Mental Health Nurses to complete assessments and reviews under the Care Act 2014 which are focused on:
• Ensuring that support continues to meet the outcomes the individual has identified
• Ensuring carers are identified and supported
• Preventing crisis or breakdown of support
• Ensuring the quality of the support provided
• Ensuring that council resources are invested at an appropriate level to meet assessed, eligible needs
• Identify potential safeguarding concerns
• Preventing, reducing or delaying the development of needs in the future

Under the supervision of registered Social Workers, you will undertake reviews, assessments, professional interventions and other duties relating to individuals, families and carers. Working as part of a team, these duties are informed by legislation, statutory guidance and policy and procedures relating to the social care of adults and their carers. In order to fulfil these duties, you will be required to work collaboratively with all stakeholders to improve outcomes and promote wellbeing, and demonstrate knowledge in the areas of personalisation, mental capacity and social models of support. 


The ideal candidate will have:
• An excellent knowledge of local services in the community
• Strong organisational skills, with the ability to work at pace, planning and prioritising their workload with minimal support

 
We can also offer you a range of benefits including:
• an induction programme
• a manageable caseload
• the opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills
• paid time off to undertake job specific training and development
• regular supportive team meetings
• one-to-one supervision meetings

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Supporting statement guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Regulations now require all staff who undertake work within CQC registered care homes to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19, unless they satisfy one of the medical/legal exemptions.  Being fully vaccinated or being medically/legally exempt will be a condition of your employment and you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status or medical/legal exemption as part of the recruitment process for this role

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

Permanent employees are eligible to apply for a secondment where they have:   held their current post for at least twelve months, obtained agreement from their line manager and have a defined development need that may be met through the secondment or there is a defined organisational need that will be met via the secondment.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.

 

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/489/18171
  • Published: Thu 14/10/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 31/10/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £25,481 - £27,041
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN2 3AG