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Mental Health Social Worker - Twickenham

  • Location

    Twickenham, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £28.00 - £30.00 per hour + Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

  • Contact email:

    holly@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    30

  • Salary low:

    28

  • Job ref:

    rem-075986_1579096389

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:

    On going

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-14

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Mental Health Social Worker to work for Richmond Council based in the Twickenham area.

Job Purpose

Based in the Richmond Mental Health Social Care Team in Twickenham; just 25 minutes from central London and a 10 minute walk from Twickenham Station.

The team undertakes all initial Care Act and Carers assessments, reviews, reassessments and safeguarding enquiries for Richmond residents with social care needs as a result of their mental health. The teams are focussed on agreeing personalised support plans with residents and their carers, which maximise the person's independence and control over their environment and personal circumstances and which are cost effective.

The Senior Social Worker will support the Assistant Team Manager and Team Manager in ensuring that all agreed service plans and statutory responsibilities are met, and quality services delivered to the relevant local populations in keeping with the philosophy of the Care Act 2014.

The role will involve supervision of Social Workers and Social Care Assessors within the team, acting as a safeguarding adults manager (SAM) and Duty Senior. This will be alongside providing a senior presence within the team, undertaking complex assessments and reviews, and promoting a high quality of work within the team through leading by example.

You will need to be:

HCPC registered

Eligible to work in the UK

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