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Forensic Social Worker

London, England - 20 Mar, 2020
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  • Jupiter Recruitment
  • Full Time

Description

A fantastic new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Forensic Social Worker to work in an exceptional mental health service based in the Eaglestone, Milton Keynes area. As a Forensic Social Worker you will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers.

The service offer a broad spectrum of evidence-based therapeutic interventions, involving service users at every stage. The hospital's consultant-led multidisciplinary team has a wealth of clinical and research experience in forensic psychiatry

As a Forensic Social Worker your key responsibilities include:
To ensure an accurate holistic and up to date, social history is available for each service user, which offers formulations and recommendations
To liaise with Social Care Departments and integrated NHS Trusts to ensure that reports and attendance by a representative are available for Mental Health Reviews Tribunals. Where necessary prepare reports for Mental Health Review Tribunals and Hospital Managers appeals and attend hearings in collaboration with Social Services Departments
To maintain accurate and up to date records of social work input to the care plan including Section 117 Mental Health Act 1983 care planning and transfer summaries which reflect the service user's views
To play a lead role regarding children visiting service user's at Arbury Court and liaison with Children and Families and Child Protection agencies operating within national guidelines
Ensure that service user has access to independent advice on financial, legal and Advocacy matters
To observe the supervision contract as per departmental policy

An ideal Forensic Social Worker must have these skills as they are beneficial for this position:
Knowledge of relevant legislation
Demonstrate ability to assess need and risk
Demonstrate the ability to manage a caseload
Good verbal and written communication skills
Experience of working with people who have Mental health problems
Experience of working within a multi-Disciplinary Team in Community or Hospital setting
To be registered with the HCPC

The successful Forensic Social Worker will receive an excellent annual salary of £27,000 per annum. This exciting position is a Full Time role working 37.5 hours a week. In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:
The equivalent of 25 days annual leave plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity Package

To be considered for this position you must hold BA / MA in Social Work, Diploma in Social Work, CQSW, CSS or other recognised qualification
Reference ID: 4027
To apply for this fantastic job role, please call Maria Miller on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to contact[at]jupiterrecruitment.co.uk

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