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Mental Health Social Worker

  • Job reference: MHHack311220
  • Location: Hackney, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Mental Health Social Worker
Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for a Qualified Adult Social Worker to join the mental health team. The successful post holder must be able to assess need using a person centred approach, while taking responsibility for the provision of a social work service to mental health service users and carers in the community and in hospital.

PAY - £30ltd per hour
HOURS - 36 per week
CONTRACT - 3 months

HOW TO APPLY - Please send your up to date cv to Jennifer.lynch@servicecare.org.uk or alternatively call 01772 208964 and ask for Jennifer for more information

Role Requirements
*Enhanced DBS
*Active SW England registration
*Recognised Social Work qualification
*To provide duty cover and assist in the prioritisation, allocation and support for referrals or in providing immediate professional guidance in crisis issues, arranging support to manage risk and escalating issues of concern to more senior practitioners
*To attend regular team meetings and other meetings as required
*To have sound knowledge of performance indicators, targets and standards and to perform to a high standard within challenging performance management culture
*If appropriate to team setting, conduct carers assessments in accordance with Carers Act 1995 to ensure service users and their carers participate as fully as possible in case discussions
*To carry out all reviews in line with the promoting independence commitment to ensure that services continue to meet assessed need
*To identify the rehabilitation potential for an individual and refer to a range of programmes
*To establish good working relationships with local GP practices and health centres in order to better meet the mental health needs of individual clients

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