Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Social Worker to Join the FORENSIC Learning Disability team. The role requires a minimum of 3 years’ experience of social work within a community setting or hospital social care.
The post offers the opportunity to enhance your current skills and develop your personal knowledge around Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA), this is a statutory framework established by s.325 Criminal Justice Act 2003 (CJA 2003), requiring the Responsible Authority (RA) to work in collaboration with Duty to Cooperate (DTC) partners to manage the most serious violent and sexual offenders in the community.
The work is varied and consists of undertaking assessments and support planning, gathering information and attending safeguard meetings. Court; COPDOLS, CPA’s and undertaking best interest meetings and MDTs. This role will enable the successful candidate to experience working within the interface between the Mental Capacity Act and the Mental Health act.

Currently, the Forensic LD team consists of 4x Social workers, 2 x Band 7 nurses and an Occupational Therapist (currently vacant).

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with Adults
  • Social Work England registration.
  • Post qualified experience.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs, full or part time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or the other opportunities have available feel free to click the ‘Apply' button below or contact the team on 0161 4199285**