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Senior Social Worker

Band 7

Main area
Adult Mental Health
Band 7
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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The Marlowe's
Hemel Hempstead
£40,681 - £46,294 per annum pro rata + 5% of basic salary, subject to a minimum payment of £1,066 and a maximum payment of £1,845
Salary period
29/09/2021 23:59

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire, which you can find below. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form.

An exciting opportunity for the post of Senior Social Worker within Adult Community Mental Health Services in North West Hertfordshire, the post holder will  provide support to the teams in Dacroum.    

The NW Quadrant is busy, thriving and diverse.  The areas are well served with easy access to historic Hertfordshire and  all of its beautiful countryside as well as excellent transport links into London and beyond.

You will promote, lead and act in accordance with the principles of personalisation, working to promote wellbeing, and enabling individual’s rights to choice and control. You will carry out assessments of need, plan and deliver services and review outcomes with the individual, their personal support networks and support providers.

You will ensure that practice within the team are responsive, inclusive and community based with a clear focus on outcomes and bring your professional expertise to your work with complex cases.

You will act as a champion and leader of social care within the locality/quadrant. You will be expected to give robust, consistent expert social care practice advice in partnership with other specialist senior social care colleagues. As an AMHP, you will provide advice, support and supervision to other AMHPs.

The postholder will be required to demonstrate their knowledge of the relevant legislation, theory and policy in relation to the care group.

You will need to be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

For full details please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Trust IDMenopause Friendly EmployerMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Age positiveDisability confident employerCare quality commission - OutstandingStonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Helen Dudeney
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Service Line Lead
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