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Mental Health Social Worker

  • Job reference: GRIMHSWNORF
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: We require a Mental Health Social Worker within the Adult Services in Norwich, Norfolk. The position is for 3 months ongoing and the pay rate is £30 per hour.

You will undertake person-centred assessments, empowering individuals to make choices that promote their health, well being and independence.

you will also work collaboratively with people who have complex needs to formulate support plans that maximise abilities, enable individuals to make choices and to work towards identified goals.

1. To manage a caseload as allocated.

2. To undertake assessments under the Community Care Act and other legislation, using a self directed support approach.

3. To co-ordinate and monitor care packages and support (care) plans and undertake reviews to ascertain whether the desired outcomes are being achieved. This may include advocating on behalf of service users or carers.

4. To work with individuals to assist them to assess risk and take decisions related to their ability to function in their community environment.

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Theo at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!

5.To lead Safeguarding Adults investigations using the local 'No Secrets' multi-agency policy and procedure

6.To promote safeguarding awareness with service users and multi-disciplinary colleagues. Keep updated on current safeguarding guidance and practice and be vigilant in all activities.
7.To take a lead in complex cases such as those with safeguarding issues, complex family dynamics, conflict and problematic situations.

8.To provide written reports for court proceedings, case conferences and other arenas.