£28000 - £32000 per annum
8 months ago
This exciting post will involve work with patients who have complex mental health needs and who offend.
The post holder will bring knowledge of social policy and expertise in Social Work practice to bear upon the needs of the clients and customers (internal and external). They will have responsibility for ensuring and maintaining a quality Social Work service to patients and their families.
Our client a psychiatric services, operate throughout England and Wales caring for people with mental illness, learning disabilities and acquired brain injuries.
It is the objective of their company to be the independent sector provider of choice in our field. We are committed to responding positively to the needs of our customers and to delivering services of measurable quality.
The business has four types of customer: patients, staff, purchasers and external agencies.
Patients may suffer from mental illness, personality disorders and/or learning disabilities. Patients at the Unit are detained under the Mental Health Act. Referrals are taken from many sources including psychiatric hospitals, prisons and the courts.
The workforce of the Organisation is multi-disciplinary; a significant proportion of those employed are in a clinical discipline with other departments providing supporting services.
Management &Departmental Responsibilities:
The job holder will be required to attend hand-over meetings, ward rounds, CPAs, case conferences and ward meetings, including community meetings and reflective practice meetings. They are expected to be aware of, and comply with, all policies and guidelines relating to staff at the North London Clinic and in particular those dealing with confidentiality, safety and security.
To maintain written and electronic records of clinical activity, in accordance with the Health and Care Professions Council standards and company policy.
These duties are intended to be a guide to the post and should not be considered exhaustive. It is subject to review depending on the needs of the department. The post holder will be encouraged to participate in any such review.
Skills and Knowledge