Social Worker

Service Care Solutions
Competitive salary
06 Feb 2019
11 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for Band 6 Social Workers for a fantastic opportunity to join a Specialist Mental Health Inpatient Service based in Essex within the NHS.

•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 until the end of March (likelihood of extension)

Daily Duties

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

The service is a low secure inpatient service for men aged 18 and over with severe and enduring mental health issues and challenging needs who do not require the security of medium or high secure settings.

The service offers therapeutic interventions for people with:
•Depression and related disorders
•Anxiety disorders
•Personality disorders
•Perinatal disorders
•Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
•Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

You will work from a social work perspective within the Multidisciplinary team to deliver social work actions and discharge statutory duties supporting service users to achieve positive outcomes to enhance their wellbeing and increase their independence.

You liaise with community teams and have key links with carers to support adults 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

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