Forensic Social Worker – Enfield

Mbi Staffing

  • Full Time

Advanced Social Worker – Enfield – 30k
Mbi Medical are pleased to be working with the Borough of Enfield. Their site is situated with very good transport links. The site provides; medium secure, low secure and acute services.
What You Will Do
– As a lead Social Worker you will be a member of the multi-disciplinary team to develop and deliver care, ensuring the patients receive a holistic standard of care.
– Identify any social issues which a patient may be experiencing and ensure these are addressed within risk assessments and care plans and make sure the patient is supported.
Create links between the care team on the ward and the patient’s community team, ensuring that early discharge planning is arranged and community teams are fully up to date and aware of the care pathway of the patients.
– Develop links between different agencies within a patient’s local community, for example Care Co-Ordinators, MAPPA, families/carers and future possible placements.
– Act as the Hospital’s Designated Safeguarding Officer, maintaining links with Enfield Council, escalating safeguarding concerns and monitoring any ongoing safeguarding concerns.
– Take a proactive approach in supporting the wards within the hospital with monitoring any safeguarding concerns amongst the patient group on the ward, ensuring the safety of patients at all times.
– Complete investigations into incidents in the hospital and feedback this to the Senior Management Team.
– Investigate complaints made by patients in the hospital as required by the Complaints and Compliance Administrator.
– Support carers and family members of patients, signposting them towards appropriate links within their local community to ensure they receive the appropriate support.
– As the leader of the department, you will actively engage within the Clinical Governance of the hospital, attending meetings, providing feedback to other hospital leaders and working towards the agreed goals and objectives of the hospital.
– The hospital is targeting a rating of at least a “good” in any future CQC inspections, and you will be leading your team and ensuring they are meeting the expected standards in any inspections.
– Have a good understanding of the forensic framework which underpins policies and protocols within a Medium Secure Hospital.
– Deliver supervision to members of your team on a monthly basis. You will manage your team’s annual leave, allocation of caseloads and ensure the team are meeting expectations and are achieving the KPIs appropriate for the team.
– Engage in supervision once per month with your Line Manager
– The department is expected to have student Social Workers, and you will oversee the mentoring of students, arranging student placements and developing links with local universities

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