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Social Worker - Adults - Mental Health

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Adult Services, Mental Health
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
North West
Location:
Blackburn
Salary:
£22 to £25 per hour
Posted:
29/08/2017
Job Ref:
MDO-62502

Social Worker - Adults - Mental Health - Blackburn - £22 - £25 per hour

Our client in Blackburn is currently looking to fill a vacancy on their Community Mental Health Team. This is an opportunity to enhance your CV with a valuable placement in a specialist role. The location is easily accessible and the role offers a competitive rate of pay.

To apply for this role you need substantial experience in Adults Social Work and previous experience of working within a Mental Health team would be beneficial.

Benefits Of The Role as an Adults Mental Health Team Social Worker:

  • Stable authority
  • Potential for a long term placement
  • Easily accessible location with low traffic
  • Competitive pay rate
  • Specialist role
  • CV enhancement

Responsibilities Of The Role:

  • To undertake assertive outreach in order to engage clients who have previously been lost to follow up, do not wish to engage with services and for whom there is concern. 
  • To visit clients at home, day centres, work and recreational centres to engage and encourage services participation in their care plan. 
  • To provide practical assistance as a means of engaging with and supporting users of the service. 
  • Provide information to help service users make informed choices about opportunities and service available to them. 
  • To involve families and carers in treatment plans where appropriate. 
  • To participate in a duty service with other members of the team. 
  • To participate in multidisciplinary assessments and care planning and carry out care management responsibilities for those with complex needs. 
  • To ensure the recording of assessments and details of the care plan on a computerised database. 
  • To act as a CPA Care Co-ordinator for up to 12 service users, taking responsibility for ensuring the delivery of all relevant services. 
  • To monitor the services provided, review care plans regularly ensuring their continued effectiveness and appropriateness. 
  • To act as a service users advocate where necessary, as well as supporting service users in accessing appropriate independent advocacy services. 
  • To respond promptly to request for assessment and interventions outside the office. To respond to telephone enquiries and give information and advice. 

As An Adults Social Worker, You Must Be:

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with “My Liquid Rewards”
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies  
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
  • Networking opportunities at numerous candidate events
  • “Refer a Friend” bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Twice weekly payroll
  • Free social work training events and CPD webinars 

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. 

Contact Details:
Tel: 01619741668
Contact: Michael Doherty

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