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Mental Health Social Care Worker

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/3108/28839
  • Published: Tue 15/11/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 29/11/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 30.00
  • Salary: £27,852 - £29,439 salary per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Millview Hospital

Job introduction

An opportunity has arisen at Millview Hospital for a Mental Health Social Care Worker 30 hours per week, for 6 months.
For an informal discussion, please contact Richard D'Souza on Tel: 07909256489
 

About the role

You will work closely with Mental Health Hospital 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.

For details of how we can support you during the application process, please read this:  Supporting your application (brighton-hove.gov.uk).

Additional information

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

“Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.”

*For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)

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.

Encouraging a diverse workforce

Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk)

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/3108/28839
  • Published: Tue 15/11/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 29/11/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 30.00
  • Salary: £27,852 - £29,439 salary per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Millview Hospital

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