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Community Mental Health Social Worker

  • Job reference: EN-2910-mhswc
  • Location: Caerphilly
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for a Mental Health Social Worker on behalf of Caerphilly Council. The North Community Mental Health team are looking to recruit a full time social worker to be based in the Integrated Health and Social Care Centre working with service users aged 18 and over who have mental health needs. This role is available initially for a period of 3 months with a view to this being extended on a rolling basis.

The team is dynamic and forward thinking and the successful candidate will be required to practice in accordance with National Occupational Standards for Social Work and Code of Practice for Social Care Workers to deliver assessment and care management services.

You will need to have a good understanding of current legislation and policy. You will be required to work closely with carers, other professionals and team members or alone using your own initiative. You will take part in a duty rota dealing with crisis situations and you will facilitate safe discharge for service users from hospital into the community. You will be required to support and safeguard vulnerable service users through difficult periods in their lives, therefore effective communication and organizational skills are essential.

The ideal candidate will have:
*Social work degree, or equivalent
*HCPC or Care Council Wales registered
*Experience of working as a mental health social worker
*Full UK driving license and vehicle
*AMHP qualification is desirable

The benefits of working with Eilidh at Service Care Solutions:
*You will receive a dedicated and personal consultant with a vast knowledge of social
*We are a nationwide supplier of Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities
which means we have a wide variety of exclusive roles based all over the country
*We provide frequent updates of new opportunities via text and email
*We have an expert payroll service which is processed twice a week

At Service Care Solutions we also offer a £250 bonus for referrals! If you think you know someone who would be ideal for this role and they are placed in the job you will then receive £250 at the end of their probationary period.

To apply for this role, or to refer someone else, then please do not hesitate to contact Eilidh at Service Care Solutions on 01772208964 or