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Part time Social Worker

  • Job reference: APASW Roch
  • Location: Rochdale, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Mental health Social Worker needed 3 days per week on an initial 6 month contract in Rochdale.

A rare opportunity has arisen in Rochdale. Council Council are currently recruiting for an experienced Mental Health Social Worker to join their team on a part time basis!

The role is to be based in the Rochdale community mental health team, you will be part of the Integrated Mental Health Services, in partnership with Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust.

This is a part time 3 day per week post for 6 months initially - to cover the post holder who is on secondment. The current agency cover has secured a permanent post with ROCHDALE and we are looking to attract an experienced mental health social worker to start as soon as possible to ensure continuity of service. Working days by arrangement with the team manager.

To apply you must be:
A qualified Social Worker registered with Social Work England.
Have experience of working in a mental health/social care setting; ideally working with adults with complex mental health needs within secondary care services.
Role requirements:
Managing a complex caseload.
Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Have demonstrable skills in risk assessment/management and creative problem solving.
Experience of working with adult social care legislation, (eg: Care Act; Capacity Act, Mental Health Act) and commissioning packages of care, applying strengths based and outcome led approaches.
Experience of complex safeguarding work.
Ability to prioritise workload in a fast paced environment.
Experience of writing and presenting reports eg: mental health tribunal reports.
Pay: £25.02 per hour dependent on experience.

*Degree in Social Work
*Minimum 2 years experience within a Social Work team
*SWE registration
If you are interested in this role or looking for a new role within Social Work in the UK, please contact Alex Procter on 01772 208 964

*Service Care Solutions also offer a referral fee of £250 for anyone you may know. Once they are placed and complete their probationary period you receive a £250 bonus! *

Working with Service Care Solutions offers you a number of benefits including:

* A specialist consultant within an experience and dedicated recruitment team
* Excellent rates of pay
* An extensive range of vacancies available throughout the UK
* Payroll service twice a week