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Social Worker - Community Mental Health Team

Bolton Council
Bolton, Greater Manchester
Closing date
30 May 2022

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Health and Social Care, Social Care
Job role
Social Worker
Contract Type
Full time
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The Role

The Bolton Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) is an integrated health and social care service that strives to deliver a needs based service for people with severe and enduring mental health conditions. The Functional CMHT’s are part of Bolton Division of Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and provide a comprehensive multi-disciplinary service to people aged 18 years and above, including an assertive outreach approach.

This is an exciting opportunity for social worker to join the Functional Community Mental Health Team in Bolton that provide a comprehensive multi-disciplinary service.

About You

We are looking to recruit a social worker - Grade H or (I if AMHP) to the Functional CMHT.

We are looking for individuals who are flexible, creative, committed and able to adapt positively to change. You should also be able to work effectively taking a holistic approach to assessment and treatment working in partnership with service users and their carers,’ promoting independence and recovery of people with serious and enduring mental health difficulties. You will need to be able to work effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, respecting the input of all the professions and professionals within this.

 About Us

As a Social Worker within in the Bolton CMHTs you will assess service users using identified assessments, risk assessments and undertake the role of Care Coordinator in line with CPA process. You will have a defined complex caseload which could consist of people who are on the Assertive Outreach pathway and will be expected to work proactively and flexibly within a multi-disciplinary team model.

You will also be expected to participate in the extended hours service, which would incur weekend working on a rota basis.

For more information about working for Bolton Council, please see the Work with Us page on

BN Staff Benefits.pdf

 Our Values are really important to us, read all about them here:

BN VB Framework.pdf

For further details of the role and how we use your data, please see:

BN Privacy Notice.docx    BN Right to Work.docx    BN DBS.pdf

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


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