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Senior Social Worker - Mental Health

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  • Job reference: HQ00086950
    Richmond upon Thames
    £28.00 - £32.00 per hour
    Contract
    Social Worker

    Description

    Are you interesting in developing your Social Work career?

    Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for experienced and dedicated Senior Social Workers to work full time within a Mental Health Team based in London, Richmond. 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 Senior Social Worker job is £28 to £32 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
    - 2 years post qualifying experience in Mental Health

    Responsibilities of the Social Worker:
    - To provide operational and motivational leadership of staff, promoting a good working environment with the primary aim of delivering high quality services.
    - To provide case management, guidance, support and expert advice to social care staff, students and partner staff as and when required, maintaining the highest level of professional service.
    - To hold a caseload of a high level of complexity and to maintain a high standard of professional practice and competence in keeping with partner agencies' standards, policies and guidance and the relevant national code of conduct.
    - To undertake statutory intervention where service users are deemed to be at risk, including situations where people may be neglected or abused in accordance with the Inter-Agency Policy and Procedures for Safeguarding Adults and to chair protection of vulnerable adults meetings where required.

    Contact:
    This Social Worker job is advertised by Benjamin Moffat; 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.