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Senior Practitioner - Community Mental Health Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Adult Services, Mental Health
Senior Social Worker
£32 per hour
Job Ref:

Senior Practitioner - Community Mental Health Team - Newham - £32 per hour

We are looking for a dynamic and skilled Senior Practitioner to manage a small team of Social Workers and carry a limited caseload within the Older Peoples Community Mental Health Team in Newham. The ideal candidate must be HCPC registered and have significant post-qualified experience.

The candidate must have experience in Mental Health, supervision of Social Work staff and preferably be a qualified AMHP. The team deal specifically with people who have a functional illness.

Benefits of the role as a Senior Practitioner:

  • Supportive team and management
  • Hugely rewarding as you help some of the most vulnerable people in society.
  • High earning potential.
  • Opportunities for long-term advancement and strong growth potential.

Responsibilities of the role of Senior Practitioner:

  • Representing the department at hearings, tribunals and conferences
  • Managing resources effectively
  • Management of Social Work staff
  • Performance management
  • Absence management
  • Induction of staff
  • Manage purchasing budget
  • Accountable to a Manager within the London Borough of Newham but work closely with health colleagues
  • Responsible for screening, allocation and management of Care Act appropriate cases for Older Peoples Social Workers
  • Responsible for DTOC process in Older Peoples Mental Health 
  • Safeguarding   
As a Senior Practitioner you MUST be:
  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Experienced in a similar role

 Why Liquid Personnel?

  • New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly
  • Twice weekly payroll
  • 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
  • “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 *

For more information please contact

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes. 

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6204
Contact: Alex Lawton

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