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Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Living Well Social Worker

Job Type

Permanent

Reference 

Social Work

Salary

Location

£35,392 - £42,618

Posted Date

27 November 2023

Living Well Bolton

Closing Date

5 December 2023

The Living Well Service will enable timely access to mental health services when people need it most and provide support for people who might not traditionally meet the threshold or criteria of existing mental health services.

The team will be multidisciplinary and will also include third sector organizations. The areas that this team will cover:

First Living Well Hub – Farnworth/Kearsley, Rumworth, Bolton Central, Breightmet, Little Lever.

Second Living Well Hub - Turton, Halliwell, Horwich, Westhoughton, Blackrod & Chorley Roads.

You will need to have experience of triaging, signposting referrals, and experience of multiagency working.

Bolton Living Well Service will be compassionately led, trauma informed, and recovery focused. We will also be developing peer mentor opportunities for people who have been through the service. CPD opportunities are available and personal interests/skills will be supported to develop and grow.

Living Well has co-produced key values and principles that all staff and peers share. As a result, our model is a person-centred model of care. Our core values are based on creating open, honest, conversations where all people’s strengths are valued.

Main duties of the job
You will need to have experience of triaging and signposting referrals as well as being able to liaise with multitude of agencies and professionals. Experience and knowledge of community services and third sector organizations in Bolton will be beneficial for this role.

Bolton Living Well Service will be compassionately led, trauma informed, and recovery focused. We will also be developing peer mentor opportunities for people who have been through the service. CPD opportunities are available and personal interests/skills will be supported to develop and grow.

Working for our organisation
Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over 6,400 members of staff, who deliver services from more than 160 locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford, Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
See attached detailed job description and person specification:

Staff benefits

Pay Enhancements – 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
Excellent pension
Cycle to work scheme
Salary sacrifice car scheme
Wellbeing programme
Blue Light Card Discounts
Person specification
Community experience
Essential criteria

Professional qualification
Desirable criteria

Community experience
Values
Essential criteria

Values and ethos
Important Information about working for GMMH:

All positions within the Trust are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, for further information on the checks required please visit the NHS Employers website www..nhsemployers.org

Applicants are encouraged to apply for posts at Greater Manchester Mental Health who have direct experience of mental health, learning disability or drug and alcohol services either as a service user or a carer.

The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are aspiring to ensure our workforce is representative of the diverse communities that we serve, and we are strongly committed to removing barriers to employment for candidates from under-represented groups, for example BAME, Disabled and LGBT+ communities. If you would like to have an informal chat about the recruitment process for this role or would value some additional support, we’d love to hear from you.

Sponsorship will be offered for eligible roles see Skilled Worker visa: eligible occupations and codes - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) for guidance

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