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Social Worker - Level 3 (Weymouth)

Salary details: £32233 - £37107

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Dorset County Council
Dorset, Weymouth
Occupational group
Health & Social Care
Salary details
£32,233 - £37,107
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Margaret Brennen
Contact email
Contact telephone
01305 362060
Closing Date
25 November 2018
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The Community Mental Health Team at Westhaven in Weymouth are looking for an experienced level 3 social worker to join a lively team, overseeing hospital discharges and completing community based assessments with people who have complex mental health conditions.

We work closely in an MDT setting, along with Psychiatrist, Psychologist and CPN's. You will have the opportunity to work in a busy, vibrant team, whilst gaining a wealth of experience.

You do not need to be an AMHP social worker, but must have a good working knowledge of the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, Court of Protection, 117 cases and have good writing and IT skills.

You will need be positive, enthusiastic and willing to work closely with the clinical teams, as well as other professionals in the community.


This position sits within Adult & Community Services and is based at The Community Mental Health Centre in Weymouth.                                                                                                                                                        

For further details or an informal discussion about this vacancy, please contact Margaret Brennan, Area Practice Manager on 01305 362060 or via email: m.brennan@dorsetcc.gov.uk.


You must have a degree in Social Work or equivalent, be registered with the HCPC and be able to fulfil the travel requirements of the post.


This post involves working with children or vulnerable adults and/or having access to significant information about them and will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check. 


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