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Bolton - Social Worker - Mental Health

Bolton, Lancashire
£21.00 to £27.00 Per Hour
Job Type
Part Time
12 Oct 2021

Our client Bolton Council is looking for a Social Worker to join their Bolton Community Mental Health Services, they are a committed integrated service that strives to provide quality recovery-based support to people with severe and enduring mental health related difficulties in Bolton 7 days per week, 365 days per year. The service calls upon a wide range of evidence based holistic assessments and interventions. As a Community Psychiatric Nurse/social worker working in the service you will be required to undertake the role of Care Coordinator in line with CPA process, you will have a defined complex caseload which could consist of people who are on the Assertive Outreach pathway and will be expected to work proactively and flexibly within a multi-disciplinary team model, and you will be expected to work outside normal office working hours. There is a requirement to provide clinical leadership and to assist in the organising, supporting, supervision and development of junior staff members. You will also be expected to act as assessor/mentor for student nurses. The post holder will play a key role in the further development of the service and in the implementation of its Clinical and Social Care Governance agenda.

Duty/ Responsibilities

  • To provide skilled mental health nursing care to people in the community.
  • To assume the role of care coordinator for a complex caseload.
  • To work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • To have a theoretical and working knowledge of the Safeguarding Adults and Children's framework, and to take the lead role when necessary.
  • To undertake initial assessments of people referred into the service, linking in directly with the Team Leader and Deputy.
  • To develop, implement and evaluate holistic programmes of care, including the assessment of carer's needs and assessments.
  • To carry out clinical and therapeutic interventions, having regard to both legal requirements and Trust/National guidelines.
  • To supervise, support and develop junior staff members and act as student assessor/mentor when required.
  • To make a positive contribution to the development of mental health and social care services in Bolton.
  • To maintain close links with other statutory and non-statutory professionals and agencies, and to be able to access resources from provider services, and to maintain good channels of communication.
  • To undertake the role of care coordinator in accordance with the philosophy of the Care Programme Approach and associated Mental Health Act (1983) legislation.
  • To participate in the office Duty System as required, and be able to respond to emergencies.
  • To work with people who are on the Assertive Outreach care pathway; meaning that you will be expected to work outside normal hours of working.

Essential requirements:
* Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification
* Registration with Social Work England
* ASYE completed

Benefits of working with Remedy
* A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
* Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
* Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
* Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.
To be considered for this role, please apply with your CV on the social care team.

Remedy Social Care is a REC Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.

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  • Job Reference: 395860439-2
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2021
  • Employer: Remedy Recruitment Group
    Remedy Recruitment Group
  • Location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Salary: £21.00 to £27.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Mental Health, Other, Social Worker
  • Job Type: Part Time