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Mental Health Hospital Team Senior QSW- East London

Mental Health Hospital Team Senior QSW- East London

  • Location

    East London, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Contact:

    Bronte Boland

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    On going.

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Mental Health Hospital Team Senior QSW- East London

Remedy Recruitment are currently working with a local authority in East London and are seeking an experienced Senior Social Worker.

The successful candidate will require the following-

  1. Provide professional leadership for complex case arrangements, in

situations which involve, risk, complexity and safety of the service user

and others.

  1. Identifying through assessment the needs and strengths of service users

and/or family carers and source appropriate solutions and interventions.

  1. Use analytical skills to inform assessment, decision making and



  1. Complete support planning with services users to ensure that outcomes

identified at assessment are met within budgetary constraints through the

provision of support, equipment, adaptations and enabling programmes.

  1. Identify and take a professional lead on adult safeguarding issues where

abuse or neglect is suspected.

  1. Take a professional lead and oversee cases of individuals who lack

capacity to agree to or plan their care, undertake proportionate

assessment in accordance with current Adult Social Care legislation

including MCA and best interest assessments.

  1. To provide more specialist social work practice skills and knowledge to

make independent decisions and support situations in which risk,

ambiguity or complexity is greatest.

  1. To act as the lead professional to services users and their carers and

families to enable them to retain, as far as possible, choice and control of

their lives.

To provide written and verbal reports, appropriate for courts and other legal

purposes, which are concise, informative and based on complex evidence to

support problem solving and resolution.

  1. Support in safeguarding process to assess and manage risk, knowing how

to intervene proportionately and ensuring people are protecting from harm,

while protecting their human rights