Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and wear (CNTW) NHS Foundation Trust
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Social Worker to work within Sunderland and South Tyneside Universal Crisis Team - Children and Young Persons Pathway (ICTS).
We would like to recruit Social Workers who are flexible, responsive, motivated, well organised, adaptable and have a keen interest in providing safe and responsive person centred care Taking into account the needs of the individual and their Family / Support networks. The successful candidate will work in conjunction with the wider MDT to provide Triage, Assessment and Home based treatment to individuals in crisis.
The ICTS team works within an ageless service, and although their primary focus is those under the age of 18 clinicians also support within the wider ageless service where appropriate.
Main duties of the job
We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Social Workers with the necessary skills and experience to work within the Children and Young People's pathway.
The post will be based in Hopewood Park, Sunderland and cover the Sudnerland and South Tyneside footprint.
The social worker will work alongside the MDT, providing a range of assessments and interventions to Children and Young People experiencing complex mental health difficulties. We are a responsive, innovative and dynamic Foundation Trust, encouraging Leadership, opportunities for Continuing Professional Development and developing specialist skills and training. Our approach to recruitment is values based and applicants must reflect the Trust's corporate values and behaviours.
We aim to attract and retain a diverse, talented and committed workforce, who are caring and compassionate, and therefore able to meet the demands of the modern NHS now and in the future. In return we can offer a dynamic working environment in which to build a career.
- Work as part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT), providing specialist advice, consultancy, interventions and treatment to service users who are likely to have complex mental health needs and concerns about their high risk of violence, or sexual violence, or other offending behaviours.- Provide specialised assessments, develop formulations and undertake clinical interventions as identified.- Act as an identified link with local authorities within the boundaries of the trust- Be grounded in best practice that will promote Recovery, Wellbeing and maximise independence.- Provide specialist training specifically on social care aspects and risk, as well as supervision and mentoring to students (of their core profession) and other agencies within the pathway.- Manage complex risks competently in accordance with local and Trust Policy, Protocols, Standards and Guidelines.- Be responsible for identifying health inequalities, give advice as to reasonable adjustments that can be made in order to ensure services are accessible.- Be responsible for disseminating information and implementing good practice procedures that has been developed locally and nationally, in conjunction with the Clinical Manager, Pathway/Team/Ward Manager and Professional Lead.- Provide compassionate care and support that is based on empathy, kindness respect and dignity.- Participate in the planning, development and evaluation of services as agreed with the Pathway/Team/Ward Manager and Clinical Manager.
Please find attached job description for full details.
Advertising date : 29th November 2023
Closing date : 13th December 2023
We welcome your application.
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