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Social Care Assistant – Men’s Low Secure & Locked I

Organisation
St Andrew's Healthcare
Reference
20727
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Health & Medical, Social Care
Location
Northampton
Expiry Date
23/10/2018 09:29:00
Social Care Assistant – Men’s Low Secure & Locked IPULocation:  NorthamptonSalary £19,892 - £23203 Per AnnumHours: Full time 37.5 per

Job Description

Social Care Assistant – Men’s Low Secure & Locked IPU
Location:  Northampton
Salary £19,892 - £23203 Per Annum
Hours: Full time 37.5 per week
 
 
Working at St Andrew’s Healthcare

We’re the UK’s largest independent provider of NHS services, a unique mental health charity aspiring to deliver truly world-class care. Our focus is transforming lives through ground breaking treatment and rehabilitation, with surpluses re-invested in our outstanding facilities. You’ll find a welcoming, inclusive culture here, inspired by the shared values of our team. Everyone has their part to play in the amazing work we do – you’ll have every opportunity to get what you want from your career.
 
Your role with us

Joining our friendly social work team, you will be responsible to our Principal Social Worker and supervised by the Senior Social Worker within the team and are accountable to the Operational Lead of the Men’s Low Secure and Locked IPU. We provide regular supervision, annual performance review and opportunities for development. There is an expectation that the post holder will seek to develop their skills in the specialist area.

Regular supervision is provided and opportunities for development both in social work and other related practice issues are provided and encouraged.
 
Your profile

You will hold a suitable Health and Social Care qualification or relevant experience within the Social Care setting, along with GSCE or equivalent award. The candidate will have experience within a mental health or learning disability field of work and have excellent written skills.
 
Rewards

We offer an excellent benefits package including pension, sickness policy on par with NHS,35 days holiday, life cover, car lease scheme, free parking, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers & access to vocational qualifications.
 
Interested?
 
We would love you to apply or for further information, please contact Karen Seers Principal Social Worker, on 01604 606654.
 
Closing Date: 21st October 2018