Social Worker / AMPH

Location Wokingham
Salary £36.00 - £37.00 per hour

MUST have a social worker qualification
MUST have experience in working within mental health
MUST have experience of working within Adult Social Care
MUST have experience of working within the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, Mental Health Act, Safeguarding
IDEALLY would like candidates to have had experience in working in Older Adult Mental Health
MUST be a car driver
We are seeing patients Face to Face so MUST be able to travel and be prepared to Wokingham Borough area

Successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring the mental health of older people with both organic and functional mental health diagnosis. Be responsible for organising hospital discharges and assessing for care needs and arranging care as required. They will be responsible for their own case load and be expected to take part in the duty rota triaging referrals, taking calls as required and completing urgent assessments. This will be office based. A degree of home working is possible. Regular 1-1 supervision will be provided and weekly clinical supervision is also provided. We have a staff room and free onsite car parking.

The Community Mental Health Team for older people is an integrated multi-professional health & social care team providing a comprehensive community service to older people with functional mental illnesses and people of any age with dementia as well as supporting their carers. The team is based at Barkham Day Hospital, Wokingham Hospital. It provides integrated community mental health services in line with the national agenda for mental health and the personalization agenda within the context of self- directed support under the Care Act 2014.