- Social Worker
- Band 6
- Full time 37.5 hours per week
- LUT Stockwood CMHT
- £26,565 to £35,577 pa
- 04/03/2018 23:59
ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.
ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2016. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients.
We have set ourselves the mission of providing the highest quality mental health and community care in England, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.
Geographic areas our services cover
ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire and Luton. We provide psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond, as well as Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy in Barnet.
In addition, the Trust provides forensic services to the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and some specialist mental health services to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.
The specialist Forensic Personality Disorder service serves North London and the specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME adult outpatient service serves North London and the South of England.
The Trust's specialist Mother and Baby Psychiatric Unit receives referrals from London and the South East of England.
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Luton Community Mental Health Team for a Social Worker. You will work as an autonomous practitioner within a small dedicated multidisciplinary team. If you are committed, relish new challenges and strives for excellence, this post is for you. You will hold a caseload and work within the principles of the agreed model of care for the service as laid down in the operational policy. This will involve the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the care provided and will liaise with all agencies involved with the clients. The role includes being part of a duty rota, screening referrals and participating in Quality Improvement (QI) projects within the team. Luton is a vibrant community with lots to see and do.
Interviews will be held 12 March 2018
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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