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Mental Health Social Worker

  • Job reference: MenHealthIsling1302
  • Location: Islington, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: LOCUM SOCIAL WORKER - ISLINGTON - MENTAL HEALTH
Service Care Solutions are currently looking for a dedicated Qualified Social Worker to work as part of a Mental Health unit as part of Islington Assertive Outreach Team.

RATE - £28 - 32 LTD per hour
START DATE - 2ND March 2020
END DATE - 29TH June 2020

HOW TO APPLY - If you are interested in this role, send your CV now to Jennifer at jennifer.lynch@servicecare.org.uk or alternatively call 01772 208964

ROLE REQUIREMENTS
*Managing a caseload of service users suffering from mental illness and some with co-existing substance misuse
*Undertake assessments under the Care Act
*Provide a range of interventions either directly or through others to address service user's mental health needs.
*Participating in duty rota as required.
*To increase stability in the lives of service users and their carers/families.
*To improve the service user's engagement with services and reduce hospital admissions.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
*Professional Social Work Qualification and Registration
*4-6 years post qualification experience
*Considerable experience of mental health work within a community setting
*Knowledge of relevant social care and mental health legislation, national standards, policy and practice and current issues in safeguarding and the provision of services for people with psychosis.
*Demonstrable ability to undertake safeguarding investigations and co-ordinate agreed plans, with support and supervision.
*Proven ability to communicate effectively and accurately both verbally and in writing e.g. Tribunal and Court reports, planning meetings, reviews and personal budget documentation.

Benefits of working with Service Care Solutions
*A specialist consultant specific to you with a wide range of social work knowledge
*Excellent and competitive rates of pay
*An extensive range of exclusive Social Work vacancies available throughout the UK
*Expert payroll service processed twice per week
*Frequent job updates sent to you exclusively to meet your requirements
*£250 bonus offered for referring a friend to any job role
*Loyalty Bonus Scheme granting access to our rewards website which includes free gifts such as televisions, mobile phones and more

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.