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Social Worker

  • Job reference: EL502
  • Location: Essex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: We are looking for Band 6 Social Workers for a fantastic opportunity to join a Specialist Mental Health 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: £26ph

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
Working as part of the Access and Assessment team you will support service users with mental health issues which indicate that the patient finds it difficult to cope with day-to-day living.

You will manage a caseload of clients and undertaking mental health assessments, engaging with their carers to ensure that appropriate action is taken.

You will support users to be safeguarded, manage risk and meet eligible need without overprovision of services and ensure where appropriate that service users are referred for suitable follow-up care.

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