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Qualified Social Worker Forensic Team (BB-67711)

Found in: Neuvoo UK

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We are looking to recruit a Forensic Social Social Worker for an East London BoroughThe appointed Social Worker will be required toTo provide a comprehensive social work service to all patients within the unit. This includes active contribution of the social care perspective to forensic risk assessment and care planning.To act as Social Supervisor for certain discharged patients subject to Ministry of Justice Restriction orders and to act as nominated Care Co-ordinator for certain other discharged patients, as determined on clinical grounds.To liaise effectively with statutory and non-statutory bodies in formulating comprehensive assessments of need and in identifying appropriate resources for service users.In accordance with local policy and good practice guidance, to manage issues of confidentiality in relation to all patients, including those with high media profile.To ensure a high standard of record keeping.To prepare full written reports for CPA review meetings, First-tier Tribunals and Hospital Managers Hearings. To provide statutory reports as required by the Ministry of Justice. To offer considered recommendations.To initiate contact with families and informal carers and undertake formal Carers Assessments in accordance with statutory legislation.To participate in enquiries regarding victim/community sensitivities, where clinically appropriate. This may include direct contact with victims or their representatives.To ensure that relevant legislation is applied to promote patient care and the safety of the public. In particular to be familiar with and apply the provisions of the Mental Health Act 1983 and the principles of the Care Programme Approach. To refer cases to the Multi-Agency Public Protection Panel (MAPPA) in accordance with directorate policy and to present cases at this and other multi-agency forums.To uphold child protection legislation, safeguarding children policy and good practice guidance, particularly in relation to child visitors to the unit and patient discharge and leave of absence arrangements.To uphold statutory duties and local protocols in relation to the safeguarding of adults at risk.To act as an Appropriate Adult under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act where appropriate.To take personal responsibility for maintaining current knowledge of relevant legislation, guidance, case law, research and publications. To ensure that the requirements for Social Work England registration are fully met and registration continuously maintained.To provide activity data as required by the department.To act as a consultant to colleagues in non-forensic settings and to contribute towards formal training. Don't forget...Eden Brown Synergy offers a £250 referral bonus for Social Workers. If this role isn't for you but you know someone suitable, ask them to get in touch. £250 could be on it's way to you! Your expert recruitment consultant is Rebecca Knight, call today on (phone number removed) or email (url removed) Eden Brown Synergy is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Synergy is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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