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Qualified Social Worker- Adult&;s Mental Health Team. Job in Islington Care Jobs

Islington, London
Job Type
16 Jan 2023

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking a Qualified Social Worker- Adult's Mental Health Team

You will need to be:

  • SWE registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK

Job Description:

  • Work in a multi-disciplinary mental health team alongside colleagues employed by the NHS and other agencies.
  • Managing a caseload of service users with a diagnosis of either a mental disorder and/or dementia.
  • To undertake carers and service user's assessments, reviews and support plans either combined or separate to ensure needs are met, recording clearly as outlined by the Care Act.
  • To work as an AMHP and undertake assessments when on the rota.
  • To take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of young person's / vulnerable adults in your care and those who you come into contact with.
  • Undertaking assessments of service user's mental health or dementia needs as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Supporting service users and carers to undertake self-assessments as appropriate and to access direct payments.
  • Undertake duties for allocated caseload for the purpose of the Care Programme Approach for care planning within the NHS. Participating in duty rotas as required, screening referrals and dealing with urgent/emergency visits/assessments.
  • Supporting service users with mental health disorders and/or dementia to access support from other agencies and informal networks using a strength based approach.
  • Directly providing social care interventions to address service users mental health needs.
  • Working in a think family approach, working and supporting families as a whole network where identified. Making referrals as necessary to children's social care services when children in need or child protection issues are identified.
  • To identify and undertake safeguarding concerns, investigations and develop protection plans as well as acting as SAM where required.
  • Responsibility for the supervision of support workers, students, volunteers and where appropriate and/or NQSW's as the team demands and in discussion with team manager/supervisor.
  • Attendance at meetings, case reviews, conferences, working parties and training when directed, bring written or verbal reports and updates in line with good practice and policy.

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

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  • Job Reference: 878127800-2
  • Date Posted: 16 January 2023
  • Employer: Remedy Education
    Remedy Education
  • Location: Islington, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Mental Health, NHS, Other, Social Worker
  • Job Type: Contract