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Social Worker, Mental Health Team

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  • Job reference: HQ00083988
    Lewisham
    £28.00 - £30.00 per hour
    Contract
    Social Worker

    Description

    Are you looking for a new social work role in Lewisham?

    Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated social worker to work full-time within a mental health team based in Lewisham. 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 £28 - £30 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 1-month contract.

    The main purpose of this role is to work as a social worker undertaking, outcome focused assessments of the needs of vulnerable adults and their carers:
    - central to this role are the tasks associated with promoting relapse prevention, enabling independence, self-directed support, choice and control.

    Responsibilities:
    - Ensure service users and their carers receive timely and proportionate assessments of their needs, that identify the outcomes they wish to achieve.
    - Promote service user independence and recovery, including the promotion of Enablement and linking the service user to community-based services that enhance personal wellbeing.
    - To work as part of multidisciplinary team providing seamless health and social care services.
    - Work with advocates and carers where the service user does not have the mental capacity to achieve outcomes in his/her best interests
    - Ensure services are delivered in accordance with the Council's Equal Opportunities and Environmental Policies

    Requirements of the social worker:
    - Degree or equivalent in social work
    - Current HCPC registration
    - Must have worked in a multi-disciplinary team
    - Must have a minimum of 2 years experience working with dementia and other mental disorders

    Contact:
    This social worker job is advertised by Mark Andrews; 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.