Rochdale Borough Council - Social Worker - Mental Health

Remedy Recruitment Group
12 Jan 2021
14 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Part Time
Our client Rochdale Borough Council is looking for a Social Worker to join their Mental Health team undertaking active care coordination.

Based in the Rochdale community mental health team, you will be part of the Integrated Mental Health Services, in partnership with Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust.

The team operates a well-established multi-disciplinary approach, which offers an excellent opportunity to be part of a pioneering and creative authority, who support people to remain as independent as possible for as long as possible in their community.

This is a part time 3 day per week post for 6 months initially - to cover the post holder who is on secondment. The current agency cover has secured a permanent post with ROCHDALE and we are looking to attract an experienced mental health social worker to start as soon as possible to ensure continuity of service. Working days by arrangement with the team manager.

To apply you must be:

A qualified Social Worker registered with Social Work England.

Have experience of working in a mental health/social care setting; ideally working with adults with complex mental health needs within secondary care services.

Role requirements:

Managing a complex caseload.

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team

Have demonstrable skills in risk assessment/management and creative problem solving.

Experience of working with adult social care legislation, (eg: Care Act; Capacity Act, Mental Health Act) and commissioning packages of care, applying strengths based and outcome led approaches.

Experience of complex safeguarding work.

Ability to prioritise workload in a fast paced environment.

Experience of writing and presenting reports eg: mental health tribunal reports.

You will need to be:

Social work england registered
Eligible to work in the UK
Atleast 1 year post qualifying experience

If you do not have the required experience, you will not be contacted.

Why Choose Remedy?

Competitive pay rates
Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
1st tier agency
Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly