Social Worker- Forensic - North Yorkshire

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Pulse are seeking an experienced Forensic Social Worker to join an innovative team, based in a well-established NHS trust based in York. The role is available to start as soon as possible, offer part time hours 2 or 3 days a week.

Main duties include

  • Attend multi-disciplinary team meetings, Social Work departmental meetings and any other meetings as directed by the Lead social worker or the manager of the service.
  • Actively participate in patients’ Care Programme Approach meetings and ward based Individual Care Review meetings
  • Ensure that the statutory requirements relating to the discharge and aftercare of patients under Section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983 are fulfilled.
  • Maintain contact with patients’ external care coordinators

Qualifications and experience required

  • Up to date knowledge of all relevant legislation's, associated codes of practice and guidance and policy
  • Mental Capacity act, mental health act and care act
  • HCPC registration
  • Forensic and mental health experience

If this role is suited to you, please apply today or contact the team for more information.

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive annual leave
  • Continued Professional Development (CPD)
  • Childcare vouchers

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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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