Deputy Lead Social Worker

Deputy Lead Social Worker

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Date Posted: 2024-07-09 15:03:03 - End Date: 09-08-2024

Location: Thatcham, Thatcham, United Kingdom


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Company: Elysium Healthcare

Are you a Deputy Lead Social Worker looking to join a company that values and recognises you? If so, join the team at the Thornford Park Hospital in Thatcham and help people in their recovery journey to develop new skills and build a brighter future. Working alongside the multidisciplinary team, you will manage and support a caseload of up to 24 forensic service users who are in a medium to low secure Forensic Mental Health Services. You will be responsible for assessments, CPA reports, Mental Health Tribunals, Managers Hearings and will be requested to supervise junior staff members. As a deputy manager of the team, you will lead and promote adult safeguarding and will empower recovery to encourage service users to engage in their care plans and achieve their goals. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, you will be supported regionally and will have access to a variety of training and online courses to support your career development and growth. As a Deputy Lead Social Worker you will be: Supporting the social work team to take the lead on child and adult safeguarding. Deputising for Lead social worker in quality assurance meetings. Supporting the social work team to deliver Safeguarding induction and update training across the Hospital. Leading the multidisciplinary teams on non-medical mental capacity issues and best interest decisions. Delivering quality supervision and appraisal to junior and senior social workers in the Team. Liaising with external agencies to enable them to fulfil their statutory duties, for example: MAPPA, Local Authority Social Services, CMHT, FIND, FOLS, Police and Probation. Supporting carers and families of detained patients To be successful in this role, you'll need: A Social Work qualification Registration with Social Work England. Have a good working knowledge of the relevant legislation Where you will be working Location: Thornford Park, Crookham Hill, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 8ET You will be working at Thornford Park, a 130 bedded independent hospital which supports service users that require medium and low secure Forensic Mental Health Services. In addition to these services there is also a PICU Mental Health Service. The service provides a seamless internal care pathway supporting and empowering people in their recovery and rehabilitation. Working alongside the multidisciplinary team, you will provide personalised assessment and treatment programmes for males with mental illness/complex care needs as well as those with personality disorder, and females and males in a PICU service. What you will get: Annual salary of up to £48,000 The equivalent of 33 days annual leave (inc Bank Holidays) – plus your birthday off! Free meals and parking Wellbeing support and activities to help you maintain a great work-life balance. Career development and training to help you achieve your career goals. Pension contribution to secure your future. Life Assurance for added peace of mind. Enhanced Maternity Package so you can truly enjoy this special time. There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more. About your next employer: You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move. Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally. Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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