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Social Worker, LD/ASD Division

St Andrew's Healthcare
Contract Type
Social Care
Expiry Date
06/09/2020 09:07:00
We are recruiting to a Social Worker post   Salary: from £29,300 depending on experienceFull time Hours: 37.5 per week  A

Job Description

We are recruiting to a Social Worker post

  • Salary: from £29,300 depending on experience
  • Full time Hours: 37.5 per week
A rare opportunity has arisen within the Social Work Team to work across the LD/ASD Division at St Andrew’s Healthcare.
The ASD/LD division provides medium secure, low secure and rehabilitation settings for men and women with a Learning disability and/or Autism and complex mental health needs. We offer a full community focused pathway and work in the least restrictive way to support positive outcomes for our patients as individuals.

St Andrew’s Healthcare in Northampton is a registered charity and is a national resource taking referrals from all parts of the UK.  This is an exciting time be a part of the division as we are soon to move into a newly refurbished Dementia Hub within the Northampton site. 

Your role with us  
The work offers the opportunity to see complex patients through to successful discharge. Regular supervision is provided and opportunities for development both in social work and other related practice issues are provided and encouraged. You will be registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC) and there will be opportunities for training to ensure re-registration.   

You should be in receipt of the Diploma in Social Work or equivalent and have experience with Mental Health Legislation including the Care Programme Approach.  A good working knowledge of the Mental Health Act, the Mental Capacity Act and the SafeGuarding processes under the Care Act 2014 will be required.

The post is open to qualified and newly qualified Social Workers & the salary offered will reflect any post-qualification experience and skills.

Please do apply. Alternatively if you have any questions or would like to discuss the role or IPU further please contact either Kelly Tompkins, Lead Social Worker or Hayley Lucas, Head of Operations via 01604 616000

Closing Date: Sunday 9th August 2020