Social Work Senior Practitioner | East London NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 19 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £38,890 - £44,503 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 19 May 2021
Location: BEDFORD, MK40 2NT
Company: East London NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3094523/363-LB7875-A

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This is a very exciting time for social workers to join us here at ELFT.

As we go forward in developing the NHS Long Term Plan and the vision for Community Mental Health, we want social workers to be at the heart of delivery working alongside health and social care colleagues in partnership with service users and carers.

We want social workers to bring their skills and expertise to integrated care delivery and to help us to develop our strategy for social care and social work.

To hear more about working as a social worker at ELFT please call Gill Williams, Director of Social work, on 07961 612419.

Bedford Adult Community Mental Health Services are undertaking some exciting changes in a move towards place-based care. To support in the development of a strong and integrated social care provision we are seeking an experienced Social Worker to work alongside the Lead social work practitioner to develop social care practice within the current model of care delivery and for the future transformation of services.

The senior practitioner will work with the Lead social work practitioner and Operational managers in our Bedford Community Mental health services to ensure delivery of robust social care provision. They will provide supervision for social workers in Bedford Community Mental Health services and offer support and advice for complex social care issues to ensure quality standards are upheld.

The post holder will have an exceptional knowledge of the Care Act, 2014, the Mental Health Act and other associated frameworks and legislation. They will need to demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills and have experience in Quality Improvement initiatives and working with change.

The successful candidate will join a creative and motivated team who are committed to the transformation of Community Mental Health services in Bedford to make positive differences to families and individuals across the borough.

Please contact Johnson Oredein


Telephone : 07464 532 965

This advert closes on Monday 10 May 2021

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