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Safeguarding Social Worker West ATS
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/3108/17086
  • Published: Mon 04/10/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 24/10/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £32,910 - £35,745
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN3 7HZ

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Safeguarding Social Worker West ATS

Job introduction

An opportunity has arisen within West ATS for an M11 Safeguarding Social Worker (37 hours a week) based at Millview Hospital in . This post will take the lead with Safeguarding within the Service.

For an informal discussion, please contact  Almas Channon on Tel: 07738756954

Interview Date: TBC
 

About the role

As a Social Worker you will support the delivery of statutory duties placed upon us by the Care Act carrying and other tasks related to the provision of Mental Health Services. These duties will relate to individuals, families and carers in accordance with relevant statutory legislation. .

We are looking for someone with relevant experience of holding complex casework, someone who has high professional standards and who is keen to continue their professional development. An excellent knowledge of current legislation such as the Care Act and Mental Capacity Act is essential.

Warranted Approved Mental health Act Professionals (AMHPs) will be encouraged to take part in the rota arrangements for the AMHP provision across the city. The AMHP service operates from the AMHP team’s base at Millview Hospital in Hove. A market supplement of £1,5030 p.a. is paid for 30 days a year on this rota, subject to satisfactory adherence to the 2008 Regulations for AMHPs.

You will receive regular supervision and support and have opportunities for ongoing development and specialist training including AMHP training, subject to the Local Authority’s selection process.

The post holder will be responsible for:

  • Providing advice to staff about proportionate and personalised responses to service users and their carers.
  • Helping to embed consideration of strengths and relationship based practice in all of our assessment processes.
  • Providing a specialist view and/or intervention in the assessment and management of risk

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a qualified social worker.
  • Confident in their knowledge and experience of safeguarding vulnerable adults and the assessment of risk.
  • Have an understanding of the importance of information and advice in supporting people to maintain their own independence and wellbeing

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Supporting statement guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.