SW Locums need the services of a Qualified Social Worker for the Older Adult Mental Health Team North is based in Colchester. This post will be covering both Colchester and Tendring, and the team has an exciting opportunity for a temporary social worker to join them.
The role will involve working with adults aged 65 years and over diagnosed with a functional or organic mental illness such as dementia; and their families both in the community, and developing discharge pathways from inpatient wards in accordance with the Mental Health Act 1983 and Care Act 2014 principles.
This is a dynamic role promoting innovate person centered and partnership working with adults, their informal carers and in collaboration with other statutory, and non-statutory services to support and promote their mental health, well-being and outcomes. An essential part of the role is to challenge stigma, discrimination and consider least restrictive approaches for adults and their situations through holistic assessments and considering positive risk management to promote outcomes and recovery.
The role is a Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm.
The purpose of this job is to raise or contribute to discussions of issues and proposals by developing and leading integrated social work practice within the relevant service area.
In line with government legislation, all colleagues who work in a CQC registered care home or will need to attend such a setting as part of their role must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
This role has been deemed in scope of this legislation and therefore to be considered for the role you must confirm on application you are fully vaccinated or will be fully vaccinated by November 11th 2021, or that you are exempt.
Evidence of vaccination or exemption will be required as part of the pre-employment checks Essex County Council will undertake on you.
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