To be qualified for this role, you will possess the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, in order to influence in a multi-disciplinary setting and to explain complicated information to a wide range of people, negotiate and persuade others to adopt a particular course of action that they may not otherwise wish to take. You will be able to anticipate problems and make frequent informed decisions, particularly in relation to service provision, complex casework, partnership building and safeguarding investigations. You will possess knowledge of management strategies in order to confidently manage internal and external issues. You will be expected to undertake continued professional development and maintain records of your training in line with Social Work England requirements. You will have detailed knowledge of the wider Social Work legislation, organisational policies practices and procedures, and have in depth knowledge of specialist area(s) as appropriate and the implications on policy, practice and procedures, for example Mental Health Act 1983 Community Care and NHS Act 1990. You will also understand the interface between mental health services and the criminal justice system and psycho-social intervention with people experiencing complex mental health needs and dual diagnosis systems.