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Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Senior Social Worker

Job Type

Permanent

Reference 

Social Work

Salary

Location

£43,742 - £50,056

Posted Date

30 January 2024

Salford

Closing Date

12 February 2024

Main duties of the job
Proving opportunities to joint work with Key Workers on complex social care needs.

Advising and mentoring junior staff around social care needs

Overseeing and supporting staff with safeguarding concerns and issues.

Developing excellent relationships with stakeholders

Ability to assess needs of a person and ability to access Salford system based on needs and where these can be best met.

Applying co production and strengths based approaches

Working for our organisation
Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over 6,690 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
essential
Essential criteria

social work qualification
Experience of complex cases
Leadership Ability
Desirable criteria

3 years experience
post qualification and trianing
Desirable
Desirable criteria

Additional Qualifications
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.

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