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Social Worker CMHT

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Community Mental Health Team Larch House, Inverness Highland Health & Social Care Partnership Post Title - Social Worker Full time 35 hours per week Salary Scale: HC09 £32,923 - £35,989 per annum An exciting opportunity has arisen in Highland Health and Social Care Services, Community Mental Health Team for the position of a Mental Health Social Worker. The mental health social worker shall work towards empowering individuals with mental illness, their families and carers in order to lead fulfilling independent lives. The post is responsible for providing a mental health social work service to people requiring community mental health services, through therapy, support, advocacy enabling people to manage the social factors in their lives for example relationships, housing and employment which allows people to get well and stay well. By building resilience in individuals, their networks, and communities supports and transforms peoples wellbeing. This includes assessment of need and outcomes, developing implementing care plans in consultation with families, carers and multidisciplinary agencies. The mental health social worker must be able to work as part of an integrated team with Community Psychiatric Nurses, Mental Health Occupational Therapists, Psychiatrists and in patient services to ensure implementation of holistic care plans. Applicants shall be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council on the Social Work Register and hold a current Social Work qualification as recognised by the SSSC as being a Social Work BA (hons) degree or equivalent to the Diploma in Social Work (DipSW). Informal inquiries regarding this post to: Sylvia Eddie, CMHT Lead Social Worker  ( Phone number removed ) . Application Forms and Job Descriptions can be downloaded via our website or available from, and to be returned to, the Employment Services Section, John Dewar Building, Inverness Business & Retail Park, Highlander Way, Inverness IV2 7GE or by emailing your name and address to ( Email address removed ) Please quote reference in the subject line of your email - IM13 16 59 Closing date for completed applications: 21st October 2016

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