Social Worker
  • Employer: RBWM
  • Reference: n/a
  • Published: Fri 08/10/2021, 16:05 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/12/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £32,000 to £38,274 FTE, depending on experience
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Optalis, Berkshire

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Social Worker

Please note this is not an RBWM role. RBWM are advertising this on behalf of Optalis. 

Nicholson’s House Maidenhead

Windsor & Maidenhead Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) is seeking to recruit a committed, highly motivated Social Worker to join their team.

Within this role you will be responsible for making decisions in conjunction with the Senior Social Worker on day- to- day operational issues within the remit of the post and in line with the eligibility criteria for Adult & Community Care Services to ensure the safety of vulnerable people.
You will be required to work with individuals, families and carers that are eligible for services to identify their outcomes in relation to their needs and circumstances. The role also includes working with young individuals who are transitioning into adult services, providing families with transitioning plans, information and a person-centred approach to transiting.

You will also be working alongside the Criminal Justice Team and working on Anxiety Management strategies.

This post will provide the opportunity to gain further skills and experience in working in a progressive and supportive CMHT. Supervision, multi-disciplinary team support and opportunities for professional development will be provided.

Based in Maidenhead at Nicholson’s House, this is a fantastic opportunity to work in a challenging and diverse role. You will be joining an experienced and friendly multi-disciplinary team in a supportive working environment, with a visible and accessible management team who priorities supportive supervision and a commitment to staff training/development/progression.

You will need to hold the relevant qualification in Social Work and currently be registered with Social Work England and have experience of working in a health or social care environment and have knowledge of mental health and criminal justice legislation, understanding of care coordination, care management and safeguarding.

You must also hold a full, current driving license and have daily use of a car.

Working for Optalis you will be entitled to the following range of benefits:

  • Fantastic rewards package through Perkbox that offers all kinds of shopping, health, travel and insurance discounts/special offer.
  • An extra day off for your birthday.
  • Paid training.
  • Free uniform.
  • Paid mileage.
  • Quarterly staff forums; an opportunity to voice opinions, make suggestions.
  • Monthly STAR awards - a reward scheme recognises staff who have gone the extra mile.
  • Generous pension scheme.
  • Career progression.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Generous refer a friend scheme.

And much more….

For More Information: Please contact Lurvin Munisami on 01628 640200/07771 380858 or email lurvin.munisami@berkshire.nhs.uk

If you are interested and would like to visit and speak to a member of the team, please contact Louise Mole on 01628 640200 who will be happy to organise this.

Closing date: Sunday 5 December 2021.

Optalis are a Mindful Employer, which means we are serious about increasing awareness of mental health in the workplace and providing support for our staff.


We’re also a Disability Confident Committed Employer, which means that as an employer, Optalis is taking action to ensure that people with disabilities and long-term health conditions feel supported, engaged and able to fulfil their potential in the workplace.

Optalis is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our staff and customers. We would like to remind successful applicants that they will be required to undertake a DBS check and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

Optalis is a local authority trading company owned by and delivering adult social care in both The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and Wokingham Borough Council

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