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Newham- Qualified Social Worker- Mental Health Team. Job in Newham Care Jobs

Newham, London
£32.00 to £38.00 Per Hour
Job Type
5 Jan 2023

Qualified Social Worker - Newham - Mental Health Team

To be a qualified Social worker with 2 years experience working in mental health setting/team

To act as a member of staff for the Local Authority Adult Mental Health service providing an effective and efficient Care Act appropriate service to vulnerable adults with high mental health support needs and their carers, within the community or in a hospital setting.

To liaise closely with the local Mental Health Trust, Primary Care and with other parts of the mental health services in the private and voluntary sector.

To undertake assessments and have an allocated number of care managed cases

To participate in a full and flexible manner in the provision of services to vulnerable adults with complex mental health support needs and their carers, using appropriate resources of the Council, the Health Trust, the local community, non statutory organisations and primary care.

To participate in the assessment or care management service in conjunction with other professionals in the team.

To participate in the Approved Mental Health Professional rota, ensuring that an effective and sensitive service is provided at all times, with full documentation logged and distributed as appropriate.

To maintain a high standard of record keeping and completion of the necessary administrative procedures both via our local IT recording system, and use of word and excel.

To provide effective Care Act assessments, care planning and care management service to adults with high mental health social needs, including joint assessments as appropriate.

To offer practical advice to vulnerable adults and their carers on a range of matters including housing, health and welfare rights - ensuring that specialist advice is made available if necessary.

To carry out carers' assessments where appropriate.

To undertake reviews and attend multi-disciplinary CPA meetings as appropriate, identifying the individual needs of service users, recommending appropriate packages of care and ensuring that service users and carers are supported in making full contribution to the meetings.

Recording of all documentation and distribution.

Benefits in this role:

Supportive team and management
Flexible working available
Long term contract
Progression opportunities

Your main responsibilities include:

Hold and effectively manage a complex and varied caseload with appropriate supervision, guidance, and support, reflecting the function of the team and the Vulnerable People Service in accordance with policy, procedures, guidance and legislation.
Undertake work within legislative frameworks including the preparation of written statements and representations to the judiciary at Court hearings.
You will be accountable for complex decision making in relation to caseloads ensuring professional judgement, service user involvement, needs led assessment, critical reflection, and analysis to inform this.
You will identify and assess levels of risk and need (within statutory frameworks) in often complex situations. Undertake safeguarding investigations and deliver protective and/or supportive services for individuals at risk and maintain up to date assessments, care plans and reviews.
You will be preparing statements of need/care and support plans, in consultation with other agencies as appropriate, that reflect the wishes of the individual and lead to the commissioning of personalised packages of care.
You will undertake direct work with adults and their families in line with care plans.
You will work co-operatively with both internal and external colleagues across multi - agency boundaries.

Essential requirements:

Social Work England registration
Eligible to work in the UK
2 years+ post-qualified experience
Degree level or equivalent in Social Work

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.

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.

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  • Job Reference: 861840434-2
  • Date Posted: 5 January 2023
  • Employer: Remedy Education
    Remedy Education
  • Location: Newham, London
  • Salary: £32.00 to £38.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Mental Health, Other, Social Worker
  • Job Type: Contract