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Social Worker

Job Type



Social Work



£36,670 - £38,308

Posted Date

6 October 2023

Weaton Ashton, Stafford

Closing Date

2 November 2023

Job summary
Come and join the UK's largest provider of complex care. We proudly employ over 4000+ people - no matter what your experience, we have jobs for everyone.

Main duties of the job
Working as part of a dedicated and supportive Multidisciplinary Team, you will manage the service provision for a defined caseload of young people. Responding to requests for assessments and review of need working in partnership with our Young People, their families and other professionals as agreed within the multi-disciplinary team and Lead Social Worker/Social Work Manager.

About us
Active Care Group are a pioneering national provider of complex care services, delivering pathways and better outcomes for people. We have a collaborative and holistic approach to care underpinned by proven clinical and therapeutic expertise. We specialise in supporting young people and adults with complex needs to make positive progress and lead happier, more independent lives.

Job description
Job responsibilities
At Ivetsey Bank Hospital we support young people who are experiencing significant mental health difficulties requiring inpatient admission. We have a total of 37 beds across three wards: one Psychiatric Intensive Care Ward, one General Adolescent Ward and one Specialist Eating Disorder Ward.

Thinking about applying but have some questions pop in and have a chat with us. We are happy for visitors every Wednesday between 1pm and 3pm and we would love to meet you, answer any questions and tell you about what we do! Ivetsey Bank Hospital, Wheaton Aston, Stafford, ST19 9QT

What you'll be working:

37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

What you'll be doing:

Act as care co-ordinator in line with Active Care Groups standards

Develop and deliver evidence based packages of care including specific psychosocial interventions where appropriate

Undertake carers assessment and care planning

Maintain contemporaneous health and social care records

Lead the provision of therapeutic group work as indicated by the needs of our young people

Provision of case reports when required (e.g. for courts, mental health review tribunals / managers hearings, case reviews, enquiries, etc) and attending case discussions, conferences and reviews as required including those integral to adult and child protection procedures

Providing patients, relatives and carers with information and support regarding entitlements to statutory benefits

Conforming at all times to the Policies and Procedures of the Company, with particular regard to confidentiality, financial and administrative responsibilities, and treat residents, colleagues and visitors with dignity and respect at all times

What to look forward to:

25 days plus bank holidays
Birthday off
Join the Active Learning Hub and benefit from a wide range of e learning and face to face training and development opportunities
Active Reward App giving discounts and savings on your weekly shop
Free 24 hour confidential Employee Assistance Programme Helpline & App to support with legal, health, wellbeing, relationship and consumer advice
A salary sacrifice Aegon 5% matched pension
Access to join a Medicash Health Plan for you and your family to save money on everyday health essentials like going to the dentist or opticians
We recognise outstanding Active Behaviours via the Active Awards programme
Enhanced Sick & Maternity Pay benefits
Refer a Friend Scheme and earn yourself up to £1000 by recommending someone you know
and, of course, the support and guidance of our qualified clinical and business leadership teams so that you can really develop your career with Active Care Group
Person Specification
A degree in Social Work
Experience of liaising with local authorities
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details
Employer name
Active Care Group

Stafford - Ivetsey Bank Hospital



ST19 9QT

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