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Social Worker

Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
Salary: £34,373 - 38,553
Location: The Old Forge, 45-47 Peach Street, Wokingham
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 15/06/2022 at 23:00
Reference: ASC/22/194007

Social Worker Practitioner

Wokingham Community Mental Health Service

Grade 8

37 hours a week

Location : The Old Forge, 45-47 Peach Street, Wokingham RG40 1XJ

Closing date for applications: 11pm, 15th June 2022

An opportunity has arisen for a Social Worker Practitioner within the Wokingham Community Mental Health Service. You will be part of an enthusiastic and dedicated team who pride themselves in delivering excellent services to service users and their carers. The service is proud to be rated “Outstanding” by CQC. The post holder will act as a Social Work Practitioner/OT for the service and will support the team in fulfilling its responsibilities. This will include liaison with the Adult Social Care, Wokingham Borough Council.

The service comprises of a Long term recovery team and a duty function. The post holder will carry a varied caseload, acting as a care coordinator and also a BIA and or AMHP if qualified to do so.  We are looking for someone with a good level of clinical knowledge and skills to complement the team. The vacancy is for a Social Worker. Experience as an Approved Mental Health Practitioner would be desirable and an advantage. There will be opportunities for training and personal development available including access to AMHP and BIA training.

For further information or a visit please contact Godfrey Karambakuwa Joint Services Manager or Christine Dale, Head of Mental Health Wokingham RG40 1XJ on 0118 9890707

Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

As part of your application, you are required to complete the DBS Additional Job Application Data document attached to this vacancy.  CVs will not be accepted for this post.

Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.

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