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Social Worker

  • Job reference: EL166
  • Location: Essex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Children
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Job description: We are looking for Band 6 Social Workers for a fantastic opportunity to join a Specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Learning Disability Service based in Essex within the NHS.

Applicant must drive and have access to a car.

*Do you know someone who would be interested in this role? We offer a £250 referral bonus per successful candidate that is referred*

Temporary pay rate: £24ph

Hours and length of contract:
*The service operates a Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
*The manager is looking for the position to be filled ASAP with an initial 3 month contract length.

Daily Duties
You will hold a caseload of service users experiencing mental health issues and will support both the service users and their families within the community; focusing on enhancing their wellbeing and increasing their independence.

The service offers support for children and adolescents with problems such as:
*Anxiety and depression
*Eating Disorders

You will offer mental health assessments and interventions to the service users and support their families and carers throughout the process to enhance their understanding of their behaviour and other symptoms.

You will be expected to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and therefore the ability to work within a team and develop great working relationships is essential.
Person specification:
The applicant must be DBS cleared and have previous experience in the field.

If you are interested in this role then please contact Emma at SCS on 01772 208963 or send across your CV directly to