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Lead Social Worker - Mental Health Inpatient Team

Job reference: HQ00088008
Burgess Hill
£38.00 - £40.00 per hour
Social Worker


This vacancy has now expired.

Are you interesting in developing your Social Work career?

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Lead Social Worker to work full time for a private company within Social Work Adults Mental Health Inpatient Team based in Burgess Hill. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Social Work practice in Adult Services and be registered with the HCPC.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker job is £38 to £40 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

Requirements of the Social Worker:
- Degree or equivalent in Social Work.
- Current HCPC registration.
- Significant senior level frontline experience within Adult Services.

Responsibilities of the Social Worker:
- The post holder will retain a personal caseload and be directly responsible for providing these patients with the full social work service.
- The post holder will attend relevant clinical team meetings, S117 and assessment meetings in connection with their own caseload.
- They will, where appropriate, participate in clinical governance and other groups with the purpose of contributing to the development of clinical policies.
- They will attend and prepare reports for the MHRTs and MHA Managers Reviews where necessary, in liaison with the Community Social Services Departments.

This Social Worker job is advertised by Elle Sanders; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.