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Social Worker- Working Age Adult Mental Health

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£32,979- £35,607 with market premia of £3,135 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Adults and Communities, Leicestershire County Coun, The Council Offices, Parkside, Station Approach, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1GH 


Closing date:25 October 2021 at midnight 

Post details:
1 Level 3 Social Worker – Working Age Adult Mental Health full time (£32,979 - £35,607)
• Care act assessments
• Risk assessments
• Commissioning support
• Multi-disciplinary work
• Duty work
• Social circumstance report
• Pension
• Personal protection equipment
• Access to Research in Practice for adult social care resources
• Progression opportunities
• 94% of our staff say we are a good employer
• work mileage paid
Responsibilities of an Social Worker:
• You will need to be able to travel around the Melton area to support the working aged adults who need our care, this includes remote working when required.
• You will specialise in supporting people with significant/chronic/enduring mental illness and drug and alcohol issues.
• You are required to assess eligibility, care and support needs and where appropriate mental capacity in line with statutory policy and legislation.
• You will be required to identify when someone is at risk or is experiencing abuse and lead on our safeguarding duties.
• You will identify, commission and review services in line with eligibility and need whilst promoting independence.
•You will be required to work cohesively with other professionals (e.g. health services) to provide the best outcomes for our service users.
Our approach is person centred and we operate in multi-disciplinary teams making decisions together.
We are a friendly team who support each other.
If supporting vulnerable adults to gain independence and to live their lives as fully as possible is your vocation, then we would love to hear from you.
For an informal conversation please contact Jez Jackson on 0116 305 0673.
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.     
For further information about working for Leicestershire County Council, please click here.     
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