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Social Worker

  • Job reference: EL202
  • Location: Essex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: We are looking for Band 6 Mental Health Social Worker for a fantastic opportunity to join a specialist Mental Health service based in Basildon within the NHS.

Applicant must be a car driver as you will need to travel to other sites.

*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: £25ph

Hours and length of contract:
*Full time: 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 work within the Recovery and Wellbeing team to provide a wide range of high quality community care services to enable service users to lead as independent a life as possible.
You will cover the team Duty for the service which offers a range of therapeutic groups designed to help users in their recovery such as coping skills, relaxation training, leisure activities, confidence building, managing moods, problem solving and healthy lifestyles.

You will be responsible for holding a caseload of patients, undertake assessment, planning and implementation of their care needs under the CPA process and minimise risk. You will provide advice and information to service users, their carers and their families in order to alleviate distress and work in partnership, as far as possible, with all the available support systems.

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