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Senior Social Worker

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Suffolk County Council
Place of work:
Endeavour House, Ipswich
Salary details:
£32,029- £34,585
Job term:
Full Time
37 per week
Closing date:
18 June 2019 11:30 PM
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Complex Case Team, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities, Adult and Community Services.

This is your chance to take up a unique position in the Suffolk County Council and Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) joint partnership providing mental health services under a S75 Partnership Agreement.

In this key role, you will be responsible for working with adults who are in out of county placements and ensuring regular 3 monthly reviews are carried out and working towards repatriation to Suffolk.

You will be working closely with the community Integrated Delivery Teams. Alongside other professionals you will be expected to comprehensively assess mental health needs and to be able to identify and commission appropriate, resilient and creative care and support packages as well as specialist placements.

In return we offer:

  • a supportive team environment
  • the best possible support and development to grow your career
  • regular professional supervision and appraisals
  • training from both Suffolk County Council and NSFT
  • the opportunity to undertake AMHP training (subject to meeting criteria).

In return, you will need to share our passion for promoting people's rights and independence and promoting new ways of working.

Above all, we are seeking a great team member with the right values and behaviours, to ensure our workplace values are at the heart of everything we do.

  • Achieve – be the best we can be
  • Support – work as one team
  • Pride – take pride in and are proud of what we do
  • Inspire – model the ASPIRE values
  • Respect – give and earn respect
  • Empower – empower, encourage and motivate people.

It is essential that you have a relevant Social Work qualification and HCPC registration.

You will ideally have a suitable level of demonstrable experience of working in Mental Health Services.

You will be required to travel frequently in rural areas, so you must hold a full valid driving licence and have access to personal transport.

For an informal discussion please contact Jo Bailey on 077141 39735.

Please read the Job and Person Profile for this post before applying.

Interview date: 24 June 2019.

This authority 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. DBS checks required for relevant posts. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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