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Social Worker. Job in Ebbw Vale Care Jobs

Ebbw Vale, Gwent
£30,000 to £35,000
Job Type
Full Time
21 Nov 2022

As a Social Worker, you empower recovery and safeguard some of the most vulnerable people as they build a brighter future. Join Hillview Hospital in Ebbw Vale as a Social Worker and be part of an environment that has a strong emphasis on teamwork as you change lives for the better.

You will work 37.5 hours a week alongside a multidisciplinary team at Hillview Hospital a specialist CAMHS mental health service with 2 wards, which empowers recovery in a fast-paced, challenging and fun environment for young people aged 13-18 years with complex mental health needs.

With experience from the NHS or private sector, you will responsible for assessing the social care needs of young people within a low secure service, which will see you act as a principal provider of quality social work services as you address outlined needs in care plans.

As a Social Worker, you will manage a dedicated caseload with complex care needs and or psychological conditions, which will see you provide social care assessments, implement focused care work on agreed care plans, facilitate group sessions in collaboration with other disciplines and assisting in the assessment of aftercare placements.

You will contribute to the MDT care planning process and provide assessment reports to support the completion of young people's CPA documents, which will see you liaise with Children's Services Departments to ensure that reports and attendance by a representative are available for Mental Health Review Tribunals. Where necessary, you'll be required to prepare reports and attend hearings.

As an experienced member of the team, you will design and deliver training as you manage, support and supervise the social work team and students on placements.

A range of training opportunities are available that can see your career grow and you achieve your career aspirations.

Other responsibilities:

  • To ensure an accurate holistic and up to date, social history is available for each young person, which offers formulations and recommendations
  • coordinate and process Section 117 Mental Health Act 83 aftercare plans with the relevant community agencies
  • To complete safeguarding referrals and the subsequent liaison with the Local Authority safeguarding team and LADO

To be successful as a Social Worker you'll:

  • Meet the standards set out in the Social Work England Professional Standards
  • Have knowledge of social policy, legislation and expertise in social work practice to bear upon the needs of young people
  • Be a Registered Social Worker to Social Work England
  • Have a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience
  • Experience working within a forensic mental health setting

What you will get:

  • Annual salary of up to 35,000 DOE
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

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 a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 80 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

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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  • Job Reference: 792067451-2
  • Date Posted: 21 November 2022
  • Employer: Elysium Healthcare
    Elysium Healthcare
  • Location: Ebbw Vale, Gwent
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: NHS, Other, Social Worker
  • Job Type: Full Time