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Specialist Mental Health Social Worker

Closing date: 29/09/2020

Reference: REQ102446

37 hours / Fixed-Term

28,672 - 33,782 *

Canolfan Rheidol, Aberystwyth

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

This is an opportunity to work in a specialist Social Work post within the Community Mental Health Team.

Main duties will include working with individuals with Mental Health problems, and supporting their families and carers. To provide the best possible service outcomes for the client group and support them to reach their full potential and promoting their independence within the local community.

The post holder will be working closely with Psychiatric wards and teams to help with hospital discharges.

To fulfil statutory functions as laid out in the Social Services and Wellbeing Act (Wales) 2014 and other relevant legislation pertaining to Mental Health.

It is an exciting opportunity for the successful applicant to contribute with the implementation of the Porth Ceredigion Integrated Through Age Services Model.

This vacancy requires a full UK driving licence and must have access to a car.

The Signs of Safety Framework ensures there is emphasis on building individual, family and community strengths and robust assessment to identify clear goals, which will enable the organisation to deliver the right help at the right time to people in Ceredigion.

Job Description and Person Specification

For further details please contact Emma Thomas, Team Manager (Social Care CMHT) on 07970439456.

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

Safeguarding and protecting adults at risk and children are key priorities for us. We aim to support adults at risk, children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be.  We acknowledge their right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB before appointing to this post.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Porth Cynnal – Specialist Through Age Services

We provide a range of through age specialist support services to the people of Ceredigion.  Our aim is to ensure every individual receives the specialist support they require in order that they can lead safe, healthy and resilient lives.   Our Key functions include:

  • Safeguarding
  • Mental Health
  • Planned Care
  • Substance Misuse
  • Extended Support Services
  • Quality Assurance and Independent Review
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