Social Worker in Leeds

... As a Social Worker, you are the reason why lives change for the better. You help some of the most vulnerable people gain a brighter future.  There is a strong emphasis on teamwork, as you work as part of a...

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As a Social Worker, you are the reason why lives change for the better. You help some of the most vulnerable people gain a brighter future. 

There is a strong emphasis on teamwork, as you work as part of a multidisciplinary team at Spring Wood Lodge where you will provide care for over the age of 18 who have complex emotional and mental health problems associated with significant risk behaviours. Typically they have a diagnosis of personality disorder or a severe mental illness. They may not have had their needs met in a general psychiatric service including acute inpatient units, community mental health teams or community personality disorder service. The service focuses on active rehabilitation with a view to achieving a sustainable discharge.

You will have previous experience from the NHS or private care as you manage a complex caseload. You will be responsible for social care assessments, risk assessments, facilitate group activities, and will contribute to ICR meetings, supporting service users to make viable plans for their future.

As a Social Worker, you report to the Hospital Director, and will manage internal investigations and liaise with home authorities for service users during their admission and discharging process.
A range of training opportunities are available that can see your career grow and you achieve your career aspirations.
Your responsibilities will include:
  • Referrals to LADO and Local Authority in line with safeguarding and assessments 
  • Educating Hospital staff about relevant safeguarding matters.
  • Completing a full annual social care reassessment within the CPA format.
  • Facilitating access to welfare rights, housing, advocacy services and associated support services
  • Participate in 1:1 supervision

To be successful in this role, you'll need:

  • HCP registered
  • Social Work degree 
  • Experience within similar environment
  • Experience with working with children /CAMHs 

What you will get:  

  • Annual salary of £30,000 - £35,000
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more. 

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move. 

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally. 

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
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Profession type
Health / Medical
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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