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South West London and St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust

Senior Case Worker (Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Nurse)

Job Type

Fixed Term

Region

South East

Salary

Location

£51,488 to £57,802

Posted Date

4 April 2024

Tooting

Closing Date

9 April 2024

Exciting fixed term or secondment opportunity in Adolescent Outreach Team. We are looking to recruit an experienced band 7 Social Worker to join as a member of our established Adolescent Outreach Team. The team are really fortunate that we have an experienced full multi disciplinary representation, and high levels of retention of staff. The MDT are skilled and highly committed to supporting the wider network, parents and carers to support young people to remain at home, and if required to come to hospital facilitate a safe discharge and reduce length of stay.

The post-holder will work within AOT as a Senior Case Worker providing Care Coordination and Assessment of an agreed caseload of AOT clients and will have the primary Social Worker role servicing the Social Work function in AOT.

The post-holder must be committed to effective team working and to the coherent delivery of the care this will include individual, family, group work and telephone support

The team are always looking to develop the service to meet the needs of the young people and their parents/carers, this role would be at the forefront of this.

The team has strong working relationships with our local inpatient service (Aquarius), SLP inpatient units (Snowsfields and BAU), Tier 3 community CAMHS, CAMHS Emergency Care Team (CECS), CAMHS Crisis Line and CAMHS Bed Management.

Main duties of the job

This is a fantastic and exciting opportunity has arisen for a senior Social Worker to join the established MDT.

The post-holder will work within AOT as a Senior Case Worker providing Care Coordination and Assessment of an agreed caseload of AOT clients and will have the primary Social Worker role servicing the Social Work function in AOT.

Agile and flexible working:

In this role you will be able to work 7 days of the week. The shifts will include 8am-4pm, 9-5pm and 12pm-8pm on weekdays and 11am-7pm on weekends and bank holidays, giving you the very best of good work life balance.

About Us:

Adolescent Outreach Team (AOT) is a highly experienced and dedicated multidisciplinary team that provides an acute Tier 4 community service to high risk 12 to 17year olds experiencing a range of mental health difficulties. We work predominantly within the home from our base in Springfield Hospital, aiming to prevent hospital admissions, and also provide support to inpatient teams to enhance discharge packages and support early discharge.

About us

We are Proud to Belong at South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust.

We have expert services, a rich history and a clear commitment to providing the best quality care for those with mental ill-health. The Care Quality Commission already rates our services as 'good' - we aspire to be 'outstanding'.

This is a great time to join us. We are transforming the way we care for our communities to support our mission of Making Life Better Together. We have built two brand new mental health facilities at Springfield University Hospital, which are amongst the best in the world. More developments are planned across our sites and services.

We are inclusive and diverse and strive to be actively anti racist. We want to attract people from all backgrounds and experiences to enrich the work we do together. We are proud to co-produce and involve our local communities in all that we do.

We offer flexible working, career development and a variety ofbenefits to enable a positive, welcoming environment in which our people and their careers can thrive.

About our locations:

Springfield University Hospital, Tooting

Our largest, 19-ward site is in Springfield Village, created following our £150m investment into two new world class mental health facilities. A 32-acre public park, shops and cafes are coming soon. Close to shops, cafes and Tooting Bec on the Northern Line plus Earlsfield and Tooting rail stations and bus routes.

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