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Service User/Carer Project Worker

Faculty of Professional & Social Sciences

Location:  Hendon
Starting Salary:  £31,210 per annum pro rata
Grade:  Grade 6
Contract Type:  Fixed Term - 12 months
Hours per Week:  21.3
Date Posted:  Thursday 09 August 2018
Closing Date:  Monday 10 September 2018
Interview Date:  Monday 24 September 2018
Reference:  HED347-R
Job Details:    Job Description & Person Specification    


This role is responsible for assisting Middlesex University’s long-standing service user representation group, involve@mdx, in increasing their membership of service users/carers and in coordinating service user involvement across the North London Social Work Teaching Partnership (NLSWTP) and the Department of Mental Health and Social Work at Middlesex University.

The NLSWTP is a government-funded initiative comprising of the London Boroughs of Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey and Islington, the charity Norwood and Middlesex University. This role will be based at Middlesex University and the post holder will be employed by Middlesex University. Travel will be required across the NLSWTP organisations for meetings.

The role requires a methodical and organised approach to work, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and an ability to work both independently and as part of a team. This post is only open to candidates who have lived experience of having used social work services or having cared for somebody who has used social work services.

If you wish to discuss the job in further detail, please contact Dr Lucille Allain (L.M.Allain@mdx.ac.uk) on 020 8411 6616.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and requires a Disclosure and Barring Service certificate. You are therefore required to disclose details of any criminal record. ALL criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, even if they would otherwise be regarded as spent under this Act must be disclosed, as well as any other information that may have a bearing on your suitability for the post, including pending prosecutions.

The University will apply for a DBS certificate before your appointment is confirmed.

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