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Social Worker with Recruitment Incentive

Band 6

Main area
Social Work
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
367-EAN-2880-C
Site
Colne House, 21 Upton Road, Watford WD18 0JP
Town
Watford
Salary
£30,401 - £37,267 per annum
Closing
Today at 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. 

http://hpft.recruitforvalues.com/

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.

Mental Health Services for Older People in South West Herts are looking for a Social Worker to join our team.

The post holder will work as part of the community team with older people that has a functional mental health condition. They will work alongside Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists and Psychiatrists; and closely with Community Care Officers to provide an integrated approach that fully involves the person and their family in their health and support.

The team is comprised of four functions - community, crisis, therapies and an Early Memory Diagnosis Service. The four function work together around the person who requires the service without the need for paper referrals. We work with people in Watford and Hertsmere boroughs, and in the district of Three Rivers.

As a team we hold regular reflective sessions and professional peer supervision sessions, along with the normal supervision and appraisals. We are keen to continuously improve, and a recent quality improvement project has seen us change the way our multidisciplinary meeting work, so that it is more productive for every attendee. We have also incorporated dedicated time for multidisciplinary complex case discussions.

Candidates are advised to use the supporting statement on the application form to articulate how the meet the person specification.

Candidates must hold a current registration with The Health and Care Professions Council, and should have experience of post qualification work experience, preferably working with older people.

 

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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

Emine Topal (Senior Social Worker) or Robert Standen (Quadrant Manager) on 01923 837148