Senior Social Worker (Older Peoples Community Mental Health Team) (Part-Time) (Permanent)

Renfrewshire Council

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Advert You will work within the Renfrewshire Integrated Older Peoples Community Mental Health Team. The Team is a Health and Social Work team based within Ward 38, Royal Alexandra Hospital. You will be responsible for the provision of a direct social work service to clients with mental health problems both in hospital and in the community and to provide professional support and leadership to your team members. You will line manage the social work mental health team. You will have experience of current policies and operational issues in relation to community care; a knowledge of Mental Health Legislation, AWI Act and the Adult Protection Act; with an understanding of current policy and operational issues in relation to older people’s mental health services/community care and Professional Accountability systems. You must have effective communications skills verbal and written; presentation, interpersonal and assessment skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. You must have an approachable manner, be highly motivated with proven leadership and people management skills. You must have previous experience of supervising staff and have a flexible approach as you will be required to work outwith normal office hours. You must have a BA (Hons) in Social Work or equivalent, be registered with SSSC. MHO qualification is desirable. Full training and support will be given to ensure that you are able to maintain the department’s commitment to continuous improvement If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to the Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit Closing date - Monday 31 July 2017

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