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Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Level 2 Social Worker

Job Type



West Midlands



£33,706 - £40,588

Posted Date

16 January 2023


Closing Date

31 January 2023

We are currently recruiting a Level 2 Social workers to work within the arena of Adult Social care within the Newcastle District. The Level 2 position will be in recognition of your experience within Social care including Adult safeguarding, Care Act assessments and Mental Capacity Assessments.

The position is within the Older persons with physical disability team which is a community based team working with Adults over 18 years of age with a range of physical and Mental health needs.

Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust is a supportive and dynamic Organisation which will offer you progression and development within your Social work career. A specialist social work learning academy is established within the Organisation which offers ongoing Social work training and continued professional development.

If you are looking for a new challenge, enjoy variety in your work and wish to be part of a team striving to make a difference for our community by supporting people to live independently in their own home, then we want to hear from you.


Working for our organisation

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) is an award winning organisation with over 9000 employees. We are one of the largest integrated Health and Social Care providers, covering services across North & South Staffordshire, Shropshire, Hampshire, Buckinghamshire, Isle of Wight and Essex.

Demonstrating our strong commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, and in context of our objective aligned to the growth of diversity across the workforce; we are particularly seeking applications from individuals who may be from under-represented groups, such as black, Asian or other ethnic groups, individuals with a disability, or LGBTQ+ individuals who meet the specific criteria.

We are embedding values based and inclusive recruitment practices to ensure that all applicants, from any backgrounds, have an equal chance of success in achieving a role with us.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further information, about the duties, responsibilities and key relationships of the job, please read the attached job description and person specification. 

Social Work Learning Academy (SWLA)On appointment, the post holder will be auto-enrolled in the SWLA and aligned to the appropriate British Association of Social Work Professional Capabilities Framework. The relevant SWLA ‘stage’ (i.e. stage 1 (ASYE), 2 (Social Worker) or 3 (Advanced Social Worker) will also be agreed taking all prior Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and relevant experience into consideration. The post holder will be required to take responsibility for their own Continuous Professional Development.  
Person specification
Qualifications and Training
Essential criteria

- Professional Social Work qualification, DipSW, CQSW, CSS, BA, MA or Foreign qualification where certified by the Professional Social Work regulatory body
- Ensuring current registration with the Professional Social Work regulatory body at all times
- To hold/to undertake and achieve the status of Approved Mental Health Professional and/or Best Interest Assessor as per the SWLA Career Pathway
- To undertake and achieve the status of Work Based Supervisor and Practice Educator as per the SWLA Career Pathway
- Good keyboard / IT skills including word processing, spreadsheets, email and PowerPoint
- An ongoing commitment to personal and professional development
- A clear understanding of and commitment to equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice

Desirable criteria

- Existing accreditation relating to Practice Educator/Work Based Supervisor

Essential criteria

- Significant post-qualification experience of working with adults with needs associated to older age, physical health or mental health needs and their carers

Desirable criteria

- Experience of social work in other user groups/settings i.e. Children and Families, Learning Disabilities, Older Adults
- Experience of a development role for service/ facilities

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