Location Woking
Job type Temporary
Salary £24 per hour
Reference 23335
Date posted July 30, 2020
NHS Mental Health Social Workers – Woking – NHS Mental Health Services
Location: Woking
Job Type: Temporary/Full Time 

Maxxima are currently recruiting for NHS Mental Health Social Workers to fill a Temporary/Full Time role in Woking. The ideal candidate will have an excellent understanding of Adults Services and have significant post qualified experience.
QSW within the Community Mental Health Team, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. Main base, Unither House in Chertsey, KT16 9FG
 
•Are you keen to gain specialist skills in the field of community mental health social work?  
•Do you want to develop your assessment skills and skills in person centred care?  
•If you are looking for a new challenge, please see below for more information about this exciting opportunity!
 
We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and innovative qualified QSW to provide high quality services to older people with mental ill health and dementia in the community.  
 
 
The successful applicant will work in the Woking CMHT, North West locality of Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (main base at Unither House, Chertsey). 
This exciting role will involve working with a degree of autonomy in conducting detailed assessments and participating in care planning, treatment and other therapeutic interventions for older people with functional or organic illnesses.  
 
You will be working collaboratively with members of a well-established multi-disciplinary team to assist in improving the quality of life for older people with mental health problems, and enable them to remain in their own home for as long as possible.
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Job Description
 
To work within a community team based within the Woking CMHTOP, working in partnership with statutory and voluntary sector to facilitate whole system approach to care delivery.
 
•    To deliver a high quality community nursing service to Older People with mental health problems, in a multi – professional framework.
•    To prescribe services that meet the user / carer needs, in conjunction with others.
•    To act as key worker / care co-ordinator for named individuals, within the Care Programme Approach process, including Single Assessment
•    The ability to work alone
•    To provide high standards of care, which are delivered in a professional manner.
•    To ensure that the care delivered is based on best practice, and is regularly reviewed.
•    To attend and ensure all referrals are passed through CMHT allocation meeting, and assessed for acceptance to the specialist team.
•    To ensure all records and reports are kept up-to-date, and up to the standard expected of this grade of nurse, in accordance with the Caldicott Report.
 
•    Keep an accurate, up-to-date diary and record of visits.
•    Be responsible for the continuous overall management of a defined caseload.
•    To receive and give clinical and management supervision / guidance
•    To supervise juniors / other staff in the delivery of care and treatment to individuals and groups
•    To support junior staff to manage caseloads effectively
•    To act as a positive role model for junior staff, assisting / guiding them in their duties
•    To provide information to the Line Manager, if any incidents that may affect the standing or running of the service
•    To develop close working relationships with voluntary / statutory services, in particular Social Services and members of the Primary Care Team, and participate in the system of integrated team working
•    To support care and nursing homes in caring for their residents, who have mental health problems
•    To educate and train junior staff / student nurses and other professionals around competencies of a Community Mental Health Nurse
•    To ensure the Post Holder has developed a personal learning plan through approval with their supervisor, thus maintaining high standard based on best practice.
To participate in the Duty Rota to manage new referrals
 This role is Monday to Friday, working 37 hours per week
The pay rate for this NHS Mental Health Social Workers role is Negotiable per hour umbrella. 
If you are interested in this NHS Social Workers vacancy, please apply by clicking the apply button. If you’d like more details about this role, contact the Social Work team today – we always have time to take your call. If the role isn’t quite what you’re looking for, why not register with Maxxima today?
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