Hospital Social Worker - CAHMS - Maidenhead - £33,325.50 per annum
An exciting position has become available for an experienced social worker in a private hospital caring for children and young people with eating disorders, such as anorexia and bulimia and other complex mental health conditions, such as bipolar disorder and emerging personality disorder.
This role involves discussing new referrals with the Multi-disciplinary Team, reading the information sent and critically analyzing so that you may raise awareness from the social work perspective for potential admissions. Where necessary providing verbal and/or written reports to the Clinical team.
Benefits as a CAMHS Hospital Social Worker:
* Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
* Generous annual leave allowance
* The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
* Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
* A thorough Induction Programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
* Access to Myfamilycare services which provides support and information at critical life events including access to experts and emergency care services
* Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
* Maternity leave at 3 month's full pay and 3 month's half pay, (up to a max salary of £50k)
* 2 week's paid paternity leave
* Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
* Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
* Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
* A range of staff discounts
Responsibilities as a CAMHS Hospital Social Worker:
* To complete the Multi-disciplinary form, establishing any requirements and needs of the young person.
* A key role is to help the young person through transition and provide support in relation to any related problems.
* Establish contact with family, significant others and the relevant statutory agencies. Ensure that any safeguarding concerns are noted and shared with the Unit consultant.
* Clarify those adults with parental responsibility and compile necessary Care Plans with the young person for their records.
* To compile a comprehensive social history, via hospital notes, contact with social services and other agencies, contact with the patient and family.
* Admission can be a difficult time for young people and it is important to work with the nursing team so that everyone is aware of any risks or historical events that can impact on the Mental Health of the child.
* Being able to communicate with young people is essential as are assessment abilities.
To be successful, candidates must have/be:
* Registered with the HCPC
* Experience working with children and young people in a similar role
* Completed ASYE
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