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Social Worker - Learning Disability

St Andrew's Healthcare
Contract Type
Social Care
plus 35 days holiday, benefits and package
Expiry Date
30/08/2018 17:03:00
Social Worker – Learning Disability Integrated Practice Unit,Location: NorthamptonSalary:  £24,161- £31,469 per annumHours: 37.5 per

Job Description

Social Worker – Learning Disability Integrated Practice Unit,

Location: Northampton
Salary:  £24,161- £31,469 per annum

Hours: 37.5 per week
The LD IPU provides medium secure, low secure and locked settings for men and women with a learning disability and complex mental health needs. We work in the least restrictive way to support positive outcomes for our patients as individuals.
We are seeking to recruit a social worker to join the existing social work team in the IPU.
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.
Rewards and Benefits
 We offer an excellent benefits package including:
•         Excellent professional and career development and training opportunities
•         ‘Transform’ our Leadership development program
•         Pension and life assurance
•         Sickness policy on par with the NHS
•         35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 further after 10 years' service
•         Cycle to work scheme
•         Childcare vouchers
•         Healthcare cash plan
•         Free parking
•         Paid DBS application
•         On-site facilities such as gym access and boot camp, swimming pool, café, library all set within   
          beautiful grounds.
Please do apply. Alternatively if you have any questions or would like to discuss the role or IPU further please contact either Jess Claridge, Principal Social Worker or Kelly Tompkins, Operational Lead via 01604 616000.
Closing Date:   Wednesday 22nd August 2018