Senior Social Worker - Coventry

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An opportunity has arisen to join one of the UK’s leading mental health providers. Our client is looking for a dynamic team leader to oversee the all female inpatient service.

The chosen manager will be responsible for three wings including, a locked rehabilitation service and a psychiatric intensive care unit.

Key skills:

Our client is looking for someone with the experience and confidence to implement their management style and provide examples of how they will shape or improve the service.

Experience with compiling detailed reports for Mental Health Review Tribunals, Managers Hearings and CPAs is essential.

Following and implementing legislative framework you will work in partnership with patients, their families/carers, locality teams and agencies, as appropriate, towards implementing care pathways and facilitating after-care arrangements.

The role requires working under pressure and to deadlines but also allows autonomy. You will be provided with regular supervision.

Ideally applicants will possess the following:

  • Experience of working in adult mental health services.

  • Robust knowledge of the MHA 1983 (amended 2007) and relevant Code of Practice.

  • Working knowledge of legislation linked to Safeguarding procedures such as; Child Protection, SOVA, Appropriate Adult, MAPPA, DPMU, DOLS, IMHA and IMCA.

  • Experience of multi-disciplinary working in the provision of therapeutic/statutory interventions.

  • Excellent carer liaison skills.

  • Good communication and time management skills, enabling affective working with other disciplines, in-house and outside agencies/organisations.

    The position requires registration with the HCPC and is subject to an enhanced DBS.

    We offer excellent benefits package which includes annual bonus scheme contributory pension scheme, free life assurance, a comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre, childcare vouchers and paid birthday and anniversary of joining company leave. In addition, we offer subsidised meals and free car parking.

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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