Senior Social Worker

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust

Senior Social Worker


University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 40fd8587291e4f44b834e5afabc58e77

Full Job Description

We are looking for thoughtful, compassionate and innovative Social Worker, who is keen to be at the forefront of a new multi-professional service delivered in a paediatric health setting. The Senior Social Worker will work within the proposed NHS Children and Young People Gender Service (South West) within the governance structure of the service and Psychological Health Services an 8a as part of an Multi-disciplinary team (MDT) to develop, deliver and evaluate specified services provided by a range of clinicians and health professionals. Provision will include clinical services, research and quality improvement including dissemination, training and consultation to other partner services and agencies. As well as providing services into the new clinical programme, expected to open in November 2024, the Senior Social Worker will work via Psychological Health Services to provide complex case input to paediatric weight management services and will be a leader, with delegated management
responsibility for paediatric specialist social workers.

Psychological Health Services is an award-winning department, recognised for a commitment to leadership and the development of Trustwide psychological services., Assessment , intervention and leadership roles dependent on competencies, as part of the CYP gender service MDT., children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward- thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of