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Mental Health Social Worker

Location
Amelie House, Barnet, Golders Green, Greater London, NW11 9DQ

Employment Type
Full Time

Salary
£35,428 - £37,550
Annual

Contract Type
Permanent

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Do you want to work for a multi-award-winning organisation, helping some of society’s most vulnerable people live meaningful lives? Jewish Care is looking for a Mental Health Social Worker, you’ll be working in a vibrant community. The Mental Health Social workers will Work in partnership with individuals, carers, and relevant voluntary and statutory resources to provide personalised care, that enables people referred to the service to reduce risk to themselves or others and to improve their quality of life. 

This is an active role in collaborative working and building networks within and external to Jewish Care to develop community and group interventions that enhance social and community life for the benefit of people with mental health issues in their local areas.

You will:

  • Support in the development and work within the Mental Health specialist forum
  • Pro-actively initiate and maintain collaboration with internal and external partnerships, to develop community and group interventions that enhance social and community life for individuals with mental health issues and their families/carers.
  • Take a multi-disciplinary approach to provide effective intervention.
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of how Jewish Care staff support initiatives to deliver a wide range of services in local Community Hubs, Care Homes, Community Centres, and outreach programmes for people with mental health issues.
  • Attend relevant locality and specialist forums.

Jewish Care will carry out the required recruitment checks. Candidates will be expected to undertake enhanced screening checks, including Right to Work check, provide three years of employer referencing and a Disclosure and Barring Service check.Jewish Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our service users, in line with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) recruitment guidelines as well as the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

In line with government guidance, we will be asking all candidates to confirm if they have been vaccinated against COVID-19

We are a team of many different backgrounds and cultures

Jewish Care is the leading health and social care charity serving the Jewish community in the UK. Though our clients are all of a similar religious tradition, our staff represent diverse cultures and faiths.

Why you'll love working with us

No matter how young or old you are, if you want to make a real difference in people's lives, we'll reward you for your hard work and dedication. On top of providing some of the most competitive pay rates in the care industry, we offer excellent benefits, including:

  • 4% employer pension contribution
  • Employee referral bonus scheme
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Free meals
  • Wellbeing & staff recognition initiatives
About us

Jewish Care is a communal organisation touching the lives of over 10,000 people every week. We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by enhancing wellbeing and inspiring them to stay connected to their community. We provide a variety of health and social care services to meet the community's physical, social and emotional needs, including older people, those with mental health needs, Holocaust survivors, people living with dementia and people with disabilities.

We employee 1,100 staff and 3,000 volunteers from multicultural backgrounds who work together to enrich vulnerable people's lives in a positive and caring way. Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic we are proud of how our staff have responded and the agility they have shown to ensure we continue to meet changing requirements.

Please be aware that this vacancy will close once a sufficient number of candidates have been identified.

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