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Mental Health Social Worker - Safeguarding Link Worker
  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 6230
  • Published: Tue 24/03/2020, 4:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 14/04/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £33945 - £43590
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Various Locations across the Borough

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Mental Health Social Worker - Safeguarding Link Worker

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Mental Health Social Worker – Safeguarding Link Worker

Grade points 29 to 39 £33,945 to £43,590 (this includes x2 additional points if AMHP)

This role requires that you upload your supporting statement and CV as one document.
Please ensure that you address in your supporting statement how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification.
Your supporting statement should be around 2 pages in A4 format.

Your supporting statement and CV should be uploaded as 1 document in the "CV/Work History upload" section of the online application form.

Our standard guidance through this application will state that your CV will not be visible to the manager at application stage. However, please note as the manager would like an expression of interest attached to your CV as your application to apply for this role, your CV will be visible to the manager as soon as it has been submitted. As we operate a process of name blind recruitment you do not need to include your name on your CV.

The London Borough of Enfield Health and Adult Social Care Department seeks experienced Mental Health Social Workers & AMHPs to fill vacancies in our fully integrated multidisciplinary Community Mental Health Team’s, and centralized AMHP Service.

The Mental Health Social Worker Safeguarding Link Worker post provides an exciting opportunity for creativity and to make a difference in vulnerable people’s lives.

If you’re looking for an interesting challenge, rewarding position with good professional peer support/supervision or looking to influence and shape social work and AMHP practice, then this could be it?

We seek imaginative and dynamic social work practitioners who are able to make positive contributes to the transformation of mental health social care, ascertaining a social recovery model, working in meaningful partnerships with service users, carers and families. You will make full use of person-centered assessment; strengths based principals and planning skills, with a focus on recovery, and wellbeing outcomes.

Enfield is a beacon council in independent living for people with disabilities and is fully committed to the personalization agenda in mental health. We offer a supportive, learning environment through individual and group supervision with excellent professional development and training opportunities. Employed by Enfield Local Authority and seconded to Barnet, Enfield & Haringey NHS Mental Health Trust you will benefit from positive practical working partnerships between the two organizations.

Enfield is situated in North London and is a culturally diverse borough. Its ward’s cover amongst the 20% most affluent and deprived in the country, and has industrial, residential and countryside. It has good transport links into Central London and is easily assessable being adjacent to the M25 and A406 with good transport links to the rest of the country.

If you’re looking for interesting opportunities, want to further your career, or want to contribute too integrated multidisciplinary working for the wellbeing of service users; and can work with professional autonomy as an AMHP. And if you’re motivated and enthusiastic over personalized services, then we would like to hear from you; we could be your next step?

Why it's great to work for Enfield Council

  • An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
  • Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
  • Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
  • Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
  • Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.

We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.

Closing and Interview Dates

Closing date: Midnight 14th April 2020

Additional Information

For an informal discussion please contact Debbie Morgan, Acting Head of MH Services – 07903 970387 or Lucy Omezi Community Rehab Services Manager – 0208 364 0802.

If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact on 0208 132 1018. A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419.

“This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment”.