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Social Worker (OPCMHT)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
16/03/2017
Advert End Date:
30/03/2017 22:59
Salary:
£31,288 - £35,093 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
160938
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Post Number:
PEO24(e)

Job details 

Closing date:
30 Mar


Further information

Adult Social Care - Older Persons Community Mental Health Team

37 hours per week.

An experienced and highly motivated social worker is required to join the Older Persons Community Mental Health Team.

You will be required to undertake case work/ assessment and care management of people aged over 65 years who have been diagnosed as having dementia and/or other enduring Mental Health illness. Addressing the needs of carers is an integral part of this process.

The successful candidate will be a member of the Older Persons Mental Health Team based at the Campus for Ageing and Vitality and working in close liaison with health colleagues in the wider OPCMHT based at Centre for Health of the Elderly on the same site.

You should have a relevant qualification such as Degree in Social Work, DipSW, CQSW, CSS, or equivalent, and have current HCPC registration.

Experience working with adults with Dementia and enduring MH illness as well as experience of Safeguarding Adults are essential requirements of the post.

Professional support, supervision and appraisal is provided by the Team Manager of the OPCMHT.

For an informal discussion, please contact Andrea Joice, Acting Team Manager, on 0191 278 1591.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

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