Qualified social worker - Mental Health Team

Social Personnel
£30 per hour
17 Apr 2019
05 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Social Personnel are currently looking for a Qualified social worker based in Herefordshire to join a mental health team.


    To lead on and complete holistic assessments of the social care needs of individuals by working in line with the Integrated Health and Care Pathway and in partnership with individuals, carers, professional staff in other agencies and service providers to establish arrangements and services that meet their assessed needs and promote independence, choice and control. The role holder will carry out social care assessments; support plans/care plans
    and reviews within the Integrated Health and Care Pathway with individuals and
    families who need specific support. This will involve ensuring best interest decisions are made for individuals with compromised mental capacity. They will manage a caseload of individuals and carers where the support
    plan/care plan has been put in place and may need specific support, close monitoring, frequent review, or where interventions to minimise and manage risk or maintain protection plans may be required. The role holder will also provide assistance, guidance and direction, and share professional knowledge with colleagues and managers as required. Take professional responsibility as directed for managing a caseload which will include individuals, children, families and carers who require support and guidance. Enable them to identify their needs and plan support to meet those needs using the full range of options, seeking advice and support where appropriate.Demonstrate confident and effective judgement about risk and accountability in decision making. Use assessment procedures discerningly in response to the presenting needs and to ensure that a proportionate assessment is completed in a way that enables maximum participation. Provide information, advice and guidance in line with current national legislation and to recognise the need for, and appropriately signpost to other agencies, services or providers. Understand the forms of harm and their impact on people and be able to identify safeguarding concerns.Where relevant and with support undertake assessment and planning for safeguarding. Share and present professional knowledge and expertise with colleagues within the team. • When appropriate provide professional reflective supervision to staff who are not professionally qualified. Take professional and personal responsibility for clear recording of analysis and judgements, maintaining up to date case work records on the database as required by Surrey County CouncilTake responsibility for working within the Directorate's data protection policies.

What you need:

    Relevant professional qualification and Health and Care Professions Council registration where required.Competent in the use of basic IT skills.Ability to write assessment documents, letters, emails and reports in a way that is clear and easily understood by anyone reading them

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 GRITSimplistic payroll process, taking away the hassle from you - just enjoy your hard earned money each weekTraining and development opportunities which meet the needs of your career and are tailored to youA market leading £600 referral bonus, paid across 3 months, for every successful placement we make from someone you refer to usYour own highly experienced recruitment consultant and dedicated aftercare teamBoat Parties, prize giveaways and much, much more...

If this is something you can see yourself doing please call Elma or e-mail

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86152535

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