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Social Worker - Mental Health

Job Type:
Social Work
Adult Services, Mental Health
Social Worker
Lambeth, London
£28.38 to £28.38 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £28.38 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Mental Health - Lambeth - £28.38 per hour

We are currently recruiting for a Social Worker to join a Mental Health Team based in Lambeth.

The successful candidate will work within the Lambeth acute inpatient wards and work alongside community mental health teams, voluntary sector organisations who in-reach to the ward.

Benefits of this Mental Health Social Worker include:

* Flexible working
* Supportive team
* Long contract

Responsibilities of this Mental Health Social Worker include:

* Work with people with complex social care needs who are on the delayed discharge list or who are at risk of becoming a delayed discharge - this may include completing complex social care assessments in partnership with the care co-ordinator
* To begin identifying on admission people who are unlikely to be able to return home on discharge and begin planning for discharge and liaising with community teams
* To participate in the prioritisation of the targeted work
* To lead on Mental Capacity Act work for inpatients where potential dispute or consideration of application for court of protection
* To also be a key point of contact for legal cases regarding inpatient discharges
* To liaise with community teams to support discharge and work with care co-ordinators to ensure safe discharge where cases require input

Requirements of this Mental Health Social Worker include:

* Social Work England registration
* Degree or equivalent in Social Work
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK licence
* Post-qualified experience

Why Liquid Personnel?

* New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly
* Twice weekly payroll
* Free DBS and compliance service
* Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
* Free access to Liquid's exclusive social work training and CPD portal
* 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 scheme

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 167 6809
Contact: London Adults Division

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