Lewisham- Qualified Social Worker- Mental Health Service

Posted 26 March 2024
Salary Up to £32 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameJames Jackson

Job description

Qualified Social Worker - Lewisham - Adults Mental Health Team

Experienced Mental Health Social Worker needed for Speedwell Community Mental Health Centre to start as soon as possible please. Based a stone's throw from the bustling Deptford High Street, with excellent public transport links and accessible parking, this position offers hybrid working and the opportunity to engage with our diverse and vibrant local community. The successful candidate will have: - experience of adult mental health casework in a community mental health setting - strong assessment and engagement skills - knowledge of clinical and social issues and the management of risk in relation to mental health service-users - experience of working within the statutory framework of the CA 2014, MHA 1983 and MCA 2005. - the ability to manage a caseload in an integrated multi-disciplinary service undertaking longer-term casework and care coordination. - experience of carrying out a range of assessments and interventions including adult safeguarding.

Benefits in this role:

* Supportive team and management
* Flexible working available
* Long term contract
* Progression opportunities

Your main responsibilities include:

* Hold and effectively manage a complex and varied caseload with appropriate supervision, guidance, and support, reflecting the function of the team and the Vulnerable People Service in accordance with policy, procedures, guidance and legislation.
* Undertake work within legislative frameworks including the preparation of written statements and representations to the judiciary at Court hearings.
* You will be accountable for complex decision making in relation to caseloads ensuring professional judgement, service user involvement, needs led assessment, critical reflection, and analysis to inform this.
* You will identify and assess levels of risk and need (within statutory frameworks) in often complex situations. Undertake safeguarding investigations and deliver protective and/or supportive services for individuals at risk and maintain up to date assessments, care plans and reviews.
* You will be preparing statements of need/care and support plans, in consultation with other agencies as appropriate, that reflect the wishes of the individual and lead to the commissioning of personalised packages of care.
* You will undertake direct work with adults and their families in line with care plans.
* You will work co-operatively with both internal and external colleagues across multi - agency boundaries.

Essential requirements:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* 2 years+ post-qualified experience
* Degree level or equivalent in Social Work

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