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Qualified Social Worker - Mental Health

  • Location

    Islington, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £28.00 - £32.00 per hour + Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

  • Contact email:

    holly@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    32

  • Salary low:

    28

  • Job ref:

    rem-96876598_1581417699

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Duration:

    On going

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-12

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Qualified Social Worker to work within an Adult Mental Health Team for Islington Council.

Job Purpose

  • Work in a multi-disciplinary mental health team alongside colleagues employed by the NHS and other agencies.
  • Managing a caseload of service users suffering from mental illness and some with co-existing substance misuse.
  • Provide a range of interventions either directly or through others to address service users mental health needs.
  • To improve the service user's engagement with services and reduce hospital admissions.
  • To increase stability in the lives of service users and their carers/families.
  • To improve social functioning.
  • To promote the service users participation in their own recovery and through educational support to develop coping strategies over symptoms of mental illness.
  • To take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of young person's /vulnerable adults in your care and those that you come into contact with.
  • Undertaking assessments of service users mental health needs as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Undertake assessments under the Care Act.
  • Acting as care coordinator for the purposes of care programming and statutory aftercare.
  • Participating in duty rota as required.
  • Supporting service users with mental health problems to access support from other agencies and informal networks.
  • Making referrals as necessary to children's social care services when children in need or child protection issues are identified.
  • Attendance at meetings, case reviews, conferences, working parties and training when required.
  • Giving evidence at Mental Health Review Tribunals and Managers' hearings as required.
  • Carrying out an adequate level of workload recording, using electronic recording systems as necessary.
  • Preparation to written reports when required.

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