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Social Worker - Community Mental Health

Job Type:
Social Work
Adult Services, Mental Health, Community
Social Worker
North West
Cheshire East
£25 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Community Mental Health - Cheshire East - £25 per hour

I am recruiting for a social worker to join the community mental health team in Cheshire East. Within this role successful Social Workers will be responsible for undertaking assessments and support planning for social care under the Care Act 2014. This includes signposting as appropriate and assessment of eligibility under the Care Act 2014. 

Due to the nature of this role candidates must have extensive post qualified social work experience.

Benefits of the role:

  • 12 month contract
  • Competitive salary
  • Specialist position

Duties include:

  • Undertaking Mental Health Assessments
  • Taking referrals from Doctors and other professionals
  • Writing reports for hospital managers and tribunals
  • Preparing and attending CPA meetings
  • Preparing assessment of needs forms and risk assessments
  • Attending ward rounds
  • Acting as a care coordinator
  • Carried a complex caseload
  • Urgent and complex mental health assessments
  • Setting up and reviewing care packages
  • Acted as Duty Officer and link person with outside agencies
  • Home visits and ward rounds
  • Acting as a gatekeeper in negotiating with consultants and families in trying to keep people out of the service when appropriate
  • Dealing with complaints
  • Acting as Care Co-ordinator when necessary 
Essential Requirements:
  • HCPC registration
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Full UK license

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: 01619741668
Contact: Michael Doherty

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