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Mental Health Social Worker

  • Job reference: MATSWMH
  • Location: Rutland
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: I'm currently recruiting for an Adult Social Worker to take on a position within the Mental Health team in Rutland CC. The position offers rates from £27.50+ on an initial 3 month contract.

Role is to:
- Act as the lead practitioner for mental health within Adult Social Care, including service users who had a diagnosis of ASD.

- Complete all the assessment of this service user group, to supervise care and support plans, advise on complex cases, risk manage and to stand in for management when required.

- Case manage complex cases, complete care and support assessments/plans, reviews and commission safe cost effective packages of care and placements usually vis Direct payments.

- Work inclusively with the Oakham and Melton CMHT to promote best practice and joint working

- Fulfil the statutory requirements of RCC under the Care Act 2014
* work with our legal department on cases where ordinary residence and Section 117 aftercare are in dispute

- Complete reports for Mental Health Tribunals and managers hearings and participate in safe discharge planning. Oversee the team assistant on managing the AMPH referral process

- Attend the Joint Action Group, Community Safety and CIN case conferences to offer information, support and advice regarding adult mental health.

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!