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Senior Practitioner - Mental Health - East Sussex Council

Senior Practitioner - Mental Health - East Sussex Council

  • Location

    East Sussex, England

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    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £30.00 - £32.00 per hour + Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Senior Practitioner to work within a Mental Health Team for East Sussex Council based in Eastbourne.

Job Purpose

Currently staff members are working remotely due to Covid-19 and will continue to do so until government guidance changes. Experience of working in Mental Health service would be advantageous but not essential.
The post holder will be predominantly undertaking a duty role which will include screening and allocating new referrals, responding to issues arising from allocated cases when allocated worker is unavailable, liaising with clients, care providers, carers and families, carrying out light touch telephone assessments if required, urgent face to face visits if required, monitoring all duty intake, safeguarding, Social Circumstance Reports, quality assurance for social care assessments and care plans and supervising 2 -3 Social Workers / Resource Officers. If the locum is a qualified AMHP they may also be allocated Community Treatment Orders. The post holder will need to chair multiagency meetings for Safeguarding and other purposes. The post holder will not be expected to case hold unless there are exceptional circumstances.

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