Qualified Social Worker - Essex - CAMHS

23.00 - 23.00 GBP Hourly + GBP23/hour
17 Mar 2017
03 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Maxxima are looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join the Children and Adolescent's Mental Health Service (CAMHS) based in Essex. This is a part time temporary role for 15 hours per week for the next 3 months, with the possibility of extension.

- To promote the mental and emotional health of children, young people and families in the community through clinical interventions in the SPA.
- To prevent more serious mental health problems in children and young people by early identification of the development of mental health problems.
- To have a wide range of knowledge in approaches to communicating and managing patient care.
- To have excellent communication skills and be able to promote integrated health professional working internally and externally.
- To provide a crisis response and interventions to children and young people.

The role is to work at the Single Point of Access triaging new referrals, operating via telephone calls.

The worker will be a graduate qualified health care professional/social worker and will have substantial CAMHS clinical experience and in addition will have extensive clinical knowledge and experience working with children and young people with emotional wellbeing and mental health difficulties. The worker will need to evidence that they are able to provide children, young people and their families with information and education, thereby ensuring they have meaningful choices regarding interventions. The worker will need to demonstrate that they have a wide range of knowledge in approaches to communicating and managing patient care.

To be considered for the role, you must:
* Have a minimum of 2 years' post-qualifying experience in a similar statutory team
* Have a relevant professional Social Work qualification, e.g. Dip SW
* Have a recent enhanced CRB/DBS and be registered with the HCPC
* Be fully compliant to work through our agency
* Ability to start with 1-2 weeks' notice
* Be a car driver

Maxxima can offer you:
* Excellent referral scheme - refer an individual who is not known to us and, once they have started working for us and completed a short qualifying period, we will pay you up to GBP250.
* A range of temporary and permanent positions throughout the UK, many exclusive to Maxxima
* Support from experienced, dedicated and friendly consultants

For more information please contact Debbie at Maxxima or click 'apply' and send us your details.

Maxxima is an Equal Opportunities Employer