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Mental Health Social Worker, Lewisham

  • Job reference: mhswlewisham1610
  • Location: Lewisham, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Mental Health Social Worker, Lewisham

Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for an Experienced Mental Health Social Worker. This is to start ASAP in Lewisham, South East London.

This is a contract role until 30/04/2021

About the role:
*We require an experienced qualified adult's social worker with a minimum of two years mental health experience of different mental disorders to include knowledge, understanding and skills of working with older adults aged over 65 years who have a dementia and/or a mental disorder.
*You need to have a thorough understanding of the use of the Care Act for assessments of need; to recognise and understand safeguarding issues and how to manage this under S42 of the Care Act; to have knowledge and the application of theories on social work, legislations, policies and guidance.
*You will also be able to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team to include occupational therapists and psychiatrists.
*We are also looking for someone with the knowledge and skills in the use of Mental Capacity Act, Mental Health Act and anti-discriminatory and anti- oppressive policies. And to use values and ethics as required by Social Work England under the Codes of Conduct.

To apply for this role you will need:
*Social Work Qualification with SW England registration
*2+ years Mental Health Social Worker experience
*Knowledge, skills and the application of the Mental Capacity Act and the Mental Health Act as well as a thorough understanding of safeguarding particularly for those with a dementia are desired.

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including -
*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

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know anyone who would be ideal for this role, you will receive £250 for your referral once their probationary period has been completed!

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Nosheen at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964, or email