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Social Worker (Working Age Adults Mental Health) Section 117 Review Team

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£25485 - £35607 

Appointment Type:Fixed Term 

Location:Adam & Eve Street, Symington Building. , Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7AG 


Closing date:09 May 2021 at midnight 

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the 117 Review Team, currently based at The Symington Building in Market Harborough for a full- time, fixed term (end March 2022),  Social Worker to join the team.  We are a well-established team of 10 made up of Social Workers, Mental Health Support Workers and a Quality and Performance Administrator. The team is responsible for carrying out annual reviews for people open to the Mental Health Care Pathway including those funding through both Section 117 and the Care Act. The team works closely with colleagues from the CCG.
Main Duties involve:
• Completing Care Assessments/Reviews under the Care Act 2014
• Mental Capacity assessments
• MDT working
  • Qualified Social Worker and/or SW/Approved Mental Health professional.
  • Social Work England Registered
  • Effective assessment and risk management delivery
  • Prioritising work and meeting deadlines
  • Experience of working with those who access or need the service to identify issues and identify specific action
  • Knowledge of Relevant legislation including The Care Act, Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act
  • Knowledge of Social Care policy such as personalisation, asset based social work, preventative strategies and solutions         
This post is the subject of a DBS enhanced check for a regulated activity.
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
The post holder will be remote working but based out of the Symington Building. Due to the nature of the role you must have the ability to travel to other areas within the county.
We currently have a fixed term (until end March 2022) full -time post available in the team.

*Level 3 Social Workers are eligible for a market premium of £3,135 until 31.03.2022*

This position includesFor informal enquires please contact Nicola Bishop Tel: 0116 305 1373 or Email: