Social Worker- Mental Health

HCL Workforce
Greater London
31170.00 - 38229.00 GBP Annual
09 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
HCL Social Care is the UKs leading recruiter for social care professionals.
We are currently recruiting for a West London Council. Our client is changing the way it delivers Mental Health Social Work services for its residents. Based on the belief that people should have access to the right support at the right time, our new model places emphasis on prevention and early intervention. They are looking for Mental Health Social Workers to join our Mental Health Support, Wellbeing & Prevention (SWAP) and Mental Health Wellbeing, Recovery & Placement (WRAP) teams:
The is one of the capital's most diverse boroughs and combines both town and country; is a real community of communities and one of the most culturally diverse areas in the UK. This West London Council is an exciting place to work with friendly staff and ambitious plans to deliver the best services for the local community. Staff are recognised for their efforts both through annual appraisal and our annual staff reward and recognition ceremony.

As part of this role you will be required too:

- Demonstrate relevant work experience with adults experiencing mental health difficulties

- Have an awareness of and ability to implement relevant legislation including Mental Health Act 1983/2007; Mental Capacity Act 2005, the Care Act 2014 and the Human Rights Act 1998 as well as associated codes of practice and guidance.

- Have an awareness of and ability to implement the Adult Safeguarding process and procedures.

- Be flexible and creative in thinking about the role of social networks in building community cohesion as part of a prevention strategy.

- To develop personalised support plans, which promote the independence of vulnerable residents.

In return our client will offer:

- Generous Annual Leave
- Enhanced Maternity Leave
- Flexible Working/Flexible Retirement
- Work Smart
- Local Government Pension
- Car Sharing
- Season Ticket Loans
- Key worker housing
- Child Care Vouchers
- Staff Wellbeing Services

Interview slots are filling up quickly, click apply if you are interested in learning more about the opportunities on offer or register today. For a list of open vacancies go to: [1]