Level 3 Social Worker / Approved Mental Health Professional (MHSCH) – Kirklees Council – Huddersfield

Kirklees Council

The Team

The Mental Health Social Care Hub works across the whole of Kirklees providing assessment and support for people with diagnosed mental health needs who also meet the eligibility criteria for social care needs as defined under the Care Act 2014.

You will be joining a newly-formed team beginning its journey and will help shape the direction we move in. We are a small and friendly team who have a number of years of experience both within mental health and adult social care.

The Role

You will promote a social perspective and protect the service user’s rights. You will be required to positively manage risk, promote independence and wellbeing whilst protecting service users and others from harm. You will have experience of, and be skilled in, managing safeguarding enquiries.

To be considered for this role you will need to demonstrate the following skills, abilities and experience on your application form:

A Social Work England recognised professional Social Work Qualification and have evidence that you are registered with the SWE.

Working with people with mental ill health and have a good understanding and practical application of key legislation including the Care Act, Mental Health Act, Human Rights Act, Mental Capacity Act, and associated Codes of Practice

A sound understanding of adult social care pathways

The ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.

Evidence of effective partnership working with other agencies

You will additionally be required to complete duties under the Mental Health Act as an AMHP and Social Supervisor if already qualified or be willing to undertake the training.

Possession of a full and valid driving licence (exceptions can be made for disabled applicants). Travel is an essential part of this job and it is expected that you will use your own car for which you will be reimbursed mileage.

What can we offer?

Generous annual leave entitlement

Friendly and supportive team environment

Ongoing training and career development

Excellent pension scheme

A range of family friendly policies, including flexible working and working from home

We offer a wide range of well-being initiatives including a cycle to work scheme and discounted KAL membership

In order to be short-listed for this job please show how you meet the criteria as listed on the Person Checklist on the Job Profile.

This job is subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, please refer to the Job Description/Profile. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

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