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Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Community Mental Health Social Worker

Job Type



West Midlands



£35,392 to £42,618

Posted Date

29 April 2024

West Midlands

Closing Date

8 May 2024

Do you want to be part of a brand-new service as part of Coventry and Warwickshire's Transformation of Community Mental Health Services?

We are developing a new team to work with Older Adults experiencing functional difficulties.

The service is being developed in conjunction with health, social care, statutory and voluntary sector partners to have an integrated service with partnership working. There will be close links with the Dementia Service to work towards providing an excellent service for all older adults.

Our new team is taking shape, and we want this to be an integrated multi-agency and multi-disciplinary service. We currently have OT's, Nursing, Psychiatry, Psychology, community Social Workers, Voluntary sector, support workers within the team and we work alongside our VCSE colleagues and experts by experience.

Main duties of the job

As a social worker in the team, we will ensure that you have clinical and professional support to support the maintenance of your professional registration. This support will be alongside the supervision and management that will come from the Trust giving the best of both worlds.

The successful applicant will work alongside the leads and colleagues to continue to develop the service and begin to pick up a specific relevant clinical caseload, and provide evidence based interventions as well as liaising with other agencies.

We are looking for enthusiastic, dynamic and experienced individuals who can work confidently on their own as well as being a team player. Good communication and problem-solving skills are essential, as well as knowledge of mental illness in the Older adult population. We also are looking for people who can demonstrate the Trust's vision and values in practice, and are motivated to be involved in innovation and service development.

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart'; this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:

- generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
- excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
- salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
- discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
- wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
- staff networks and support group

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

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Job responsibilities

You will form part of the multi-disciplinary team, and be expected to voice your professional experience to support the patients who are open to the service, and other services that may need your advice or support.

Visits to the team or questions are encouraged to appreciate this exciting new challenging role.

We encourage staff development, and you will be supported throughout your supervision and appraisal process to develop your skills and reach your potential.

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.

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