MPA Recruitment are currently seeking a Qualified Social Worker for an ongoing position in a hospital environment based in Antrim. Full time hours/ Mon-frid - Earn £11.09 - £17.74 per hour.
- To deliver a social work service to individual clients and their families in keeping with social, emotional and community dimensions of the care of people with mental health problems, dementia and their carers.
- To provide therapeutic intervention as part of a multi-disciplinary service
- To be responsible to the ward manager for direct provision of appropriate services, in accordance with the policy of Northern Trust
- To identify appropriate packages of care, which effectively harness statutory, voluntary, community and family resources to complement and supplement the services provided by Northern Health and Social Care Trust.
- To contribute positively to the effective and efficient operation of the ward team.
Key result areas/ Main responsibilities
§ To implement relevant legislation, Department and Trust Policy and procedures, including the Regional Safeguarding Policy
§ To undertake training (if not already trained) and act in role of investigating officer under Regional Safeguarding Policy
§ Responsibility for managing an allocated workload and establishing priorities within it.
§ To maintain comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date records as required by the Trust.
§ To participate fully in the assessment of need forin-patient service users and their carers.
§ To participate in multidisciplinary assessment of clients’ needs, in the development of care plans and the performance of the Named Worker function
§ Participate in effective interagency and multi-disciplinary practice.
§ Engage with service users and carers to promote participation.
Experience: Essential Requirements Qualified Social Worker NISCC Registered or currently processing registration Willing to undertake an enhanced disclosure check Able to provide to satifsfactory work references Willing to undertake any necessary additional training
Qualified Social Worker
NISCC Registered or currently processing registration
Willing to undertake an enhanced disclosure check
Able to provide to satifsfactory work references
Willing to undertake any necessary additional training