Social Worker Adults - Mental Health

Location Berkshire
Salary £38.95 - £42.50 per hour

Mental Health Worker
• To offer specialist consultation and advice to the Emotional Health Academy and other associated colleagues on aspects of mental health and wellbeing.
• To identify and respond to serious/urgent risks or concerns and make decisions to escalate referrals to specialist or safeguarding services when required.
• To direct children and their families, via Triage and the Emotional Health Workers, to the most appropriate service in order to meet their emotional needs.
• To offer a variety of low intensity short term therapeutic interventions to children, young people and their families especially those with a higher level of complexity.
• To lead by example, modelling restorative values and practice, to ensure effective partnership working which engages all partner agencies and sectors, to support multi-agency practice with children, young people and adults; to improve outcomes for West Berkshire’s children and families.
• To work collaboratively with Public Health to deliver on key primary prevention programmes targeting impact on key performance indicators outlined in the Public Health Outcomes Framework.
• To provide formal and informal training and education to all agencies involved with the emotional health of young people.
• To evaluate the outcomes for children and work in partnership with colleagues to ensure the effectiveness of the Emotional Health Academy.
Other Responsibilities
 To promote equality as an integral part of the role and to treat everyone with fairness and dignity.
 To recognise health and safety is a responsibility of every employee, to take reasonable care of self and others and to comply with the WBC Health and Safety policy and any service-specific procedures / rules that apply to this role.
The role is flexible and the list of main tasks and responsibilities is not exhaustive
Looking for 2 x candidates to start as soon as possible - this is a full time role but can be flexible for part-time working, please ask for further details.
Car driver preferred, this will involve travelling to schools and other public places in the community, the candidate will need to be flexible as there will some remote working also.
Emotional Health Academy, mental health early help service working with children
CBT and experience in working with young children and families - essential.