Social Worker – Mental Health Team

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  • Salary:
    £34,688 / per annum + additional perks
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:
    Social Care
  • Deadline:
    31st December 2019

Job Description

Social Personnel are looking for an experienced social worker to join a Mental Health Team in Ashford, TW15.

Responsibilities:

  • Surrey County Council delivers high-quality care for service-users with mental health and substance misuse needs. We are leading the way in implementing new ways of working in personalisation, and a recovery-focused, strength based approach. Our goal is for customers to be able to make informed choices about the services they use, be more in control of their care, and to be active citizens within their community.
  • We are in the process of transferring our service management back to Surrey County Council following the termination of the Section 75 agreement with the NHS.
  • This will provide exciting opportunities to help develop Mental Health Social Care teams and to deliver services to all Surrey residents who meet social care criteria in line with the Care Act in relation to their mental health needs.
  • We are looking for enthusiastic and qualified Social Workers (HCPC Registered) with post qualifying experience in mental health services who can provide effective support for older people with mental health needs using a strength based approach to enable individuals to live as independently as possible with more choice and control.
  • As a qualified Social Worker, (HCPC Registered) with good assessment and risk management skills, you will be expected to assess the social care needs of service users and provide direct social work intervention to some of the most challenging and complex service users and their carer’s. In addition to this you should have a working knowledge of Care Act legislation, assessments, preparation of care plans, monitoring and reviewing outcomes.

What you need:

  • QSW Status – including qualification, HCPC registration and completed ASYE
  • previous experience working with local authorities.
  • Right to work in the UK.

Benefits of working with Social Personnel:

  • As a Top Tier agency across many local authorities nationwide, Social Personnel have access to jobs earlier than other agencies, giving you the best chance at securing the role.
  • A way to give back to charitable organisations/disadvantaged young people, through our partnership with Youth at Risk, now known as GRIT
  • Simplistic payroll process, taking away the hassle from you – just enjoy your hard earned money each week
  • Training and development opportunities which meet the needs of your career and are tailored to you
  • Receive a £250 referral bonus for every social worker sent to us who gets placed.
  • Your own highly experienced recruitment consultant and dedicated aftercare team
  • Boat Parties, prize giveaways and much, much more…

Contact:
If you are interested in this position please submit application below.