Social Worker - Adults

Location Bath
Salary £21 - £24 per hour
Community Mental Health team requires Social Workers experienced in Dementia care and older adults care.

To ensure, in conjunction with Senior Social Workers, the provision of a comprehensive countywide Mental Health Act Team including the production of relevant policy, procedure and guidance.

To ensure, in conjunction with Senior Social Workers, a defined social work model of delivery which works effectively in partnership with health colleagues.

To oversee the operational Mental Health aspects of the service and to provide support and advice to Adult Services and MPFT colleagues on Mental Health Act practice issues.

To discharge all legislative responsibilities on behalf of the Local Authority especially in relation to the 1983 Mental Health Act, the Mental Capacity Act 2005, the Care Act 2015 and Sections 17 and 47 of the Children Act.

To ensure arrangements are in place to promote and support the professional development, supervision and service delivery of all staff in the Mental Health Act Team and Approved Mental Health Professionals