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Social Worker with Recruitment Incentive

Band 6

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Social Workers
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Cygnet House, Old College Court, Priory Street, Ware, SG12 0DE
£30,401 - £37,267 per annum
25/07/2019 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.

We can offer you a competitive salary, staff benefits package and excellent career development and training that comes from working for Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust . In addition to this you will receive a payment of £3,500* as a Golden Hello for joining our Trust. T&C’s apply, new employees only.

Cygnet House Adult Community Mental Health Service are a multidisciplinary team looking for a skilled and innovative social worker to join the team.  The service is committed to personalised, recovery focused approaches for clients with mental health needs that encourages social inclusion.

The Trust is committed to providing the conditions for quality social work by having in place professional leadership for Social workers and opportunities for continued professional development.

At Cygnet House Community Mental Health Service you will be part of a supportive multi-disciplinary team working closely with the Clinical leads, Team leads and the Senior Social Worker within the service. You will be expected to carry complex case work and will need to have a good understanding of mental health issues, safeguarding, Mental health legislation, DoLS, Mental Capacity Act and Care Act. Applicants will also be expected to complete mental health legislation reports, attend Managers hearings and Tribunals and they will be expected to complete funding applications for clients if required.

As a Band 6 Social worker you will need to be HPC registered and have post registration qualifications.   You will have an interest in developing your role and skills further in the future.  We offer opportunities to develop as an Approved Mental Health Practitioner and/or Best Interests Assessor, and explore skill development in psychologically informed interventions.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 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

Garikayi Teera on 07880082168