Adult's Social Worker/Care Coordinator

Location Headington
Job type Permanent
Salary £31k - 42k per year
Contact Zehnn Young
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Reference HQ00119960

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading and award-winning recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Adult’s Social Worker/Care Coordinator to work full-time based in Headington, within the Adult Community Mental Health Team.

The salary for this permanent Social Worker/Care Coordinator job is £31,000 - £42,000 per annum.

Shift Patterns:

The Adult Mental Health Teams (AMHTs) operate from 07:00-21:00, 7 days a week. Post holders working within the AMHTs will be expected to work flexible hours to cover the shift patterns (07:00 am – 15:00 pm, 09:00 am – 17:00 pm and 12:00 pm -21:00 pm).

Staff working in AMHTs may be required to work flexibly between all aspects of the AMHT in order to meet the needs of the service.

Duties:

  • Providing a high-quality service across all areas of the Adult Mental Health Service
  • Undertake all aspects of clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner
  • Work within your professional scope of practice
  • Work independently as part of an interdisciplinary team to diagnose, assess, plan and implement patient-specific programmes of care/interventions, contributing to the continuous assessment of patients
  • Undertake more complex assessments, using your profession-specific clinical knowledge and skills
  • Function effectively across a variety of environments (e.g. ward, department, patients homes etc) involving changing and demanding conditions
  • Evaluate patient progress and alter treatment programmes as and when appropriate
  • Involve patients in goals and treatment proposals
  • Delegate appropriate duties to junior registered and support staff and follow up outcomes
  • Attend clinical meetings, liaise closely both verbally and in writing with the multidisciplinary team, patient and carers across boundaries to ensure continuity and integration of patient's treatment
  • Use the Care Programme Approach as the basis for assessing, planning to deliver, reviewing care and discharging patients from the service and acting as a care coordinator
  • Be responsible for maintaining own competency to practice through CPD activities and maintain a portfolio that reflects personal development
  • Ensure confidentiality and security of patient data is maintained at all times in compliance with the Data Protection Act
  • Attend appropriate mandatory training courses in line with requirements of the role, Health and Safety Regulations and as part of personal development, e.g. systems training, fire awareness training, appraisals

Requirements of the Social Worker/Care Coordinator:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Significant senior level frontline experience within Adults’ Services

Benefits:

  • Excellent opportunities for career progression  
  • 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, with an increase to 33 days with continuous service  
  • NHS Discount across a wide range of shops, restaurants and retailers  
  • Staff accommodation  
  • Competitive pension scheme  
  • Lease car scheme  
  • Cycle to work scheme   

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This Social Worker/Care Coordinator job is advertised by Zehnn Young; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.