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Ref no:
WEL04971
Published:
18/1/2022
Closes:
1/2/2022
Location:
Bathgate Partnership, South Bridge Street, Bathgate, EH48 1TS
Salary:
£35,964 - £41,069 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week

Advert

We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds

The Community Mental Health Team has been developed through a partnership between West Lothian Council and NHS Lothian NHS, the West Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) The team combines health models of treatment with social work models of assessment and support.  You will work as part of a dedicated Multi-Disciplinary team of Social Workers, CPN’s, OTs, Psychologists and Psychiatrists

The purpose of the post is to provide specialist social work input for people with complex mental health problems who require support in order to maintain independent living.

Candidates should have experience of working with this client group.  MHO certificate desirable, but not essential.  Qualifications, DipSW or equivalent.  

This position requires registration with the SSSC.  The successful candidate will have six months from commencement in this post to register with the SSSC.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by West Lothian Council.

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