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Mental Health Social Worker - Forensic

Job Type:
Social Work
Mental Health
Social Worker
South East
£28 to £30 per hour
Salary Description:
£28.00 - £30.00 per hour
Job Ref:

Mental Health Social Worker - Forensic - Kent and Medway NHS Trust - £28 - £30 per hour

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Forensic Mental Health Social Worker to join a Medium Secure Unit.

Successful Social Workers must have experience of working with Adults with Mental Health and preferably within a Forensic setting. Duties will include Mental Capacity assessments, Continuing Care assessments, Care Act compliant assessments. Facilitate hospital discharges.

Benefits of the role as a Mental Health Social Worker:

* Stable team
* Long term contract
* Competitive rate of pay
* Access to "My Liquid Rewards" discount scheme

As an experienced Mental Health Social Worker, your duties will include:

* Ensuring assessments are accurate and service users are able to self-direct the assessment process and make informed decisions
* Ensuring all commissioning is undertaken that provides users with appropriate levels of support whilst further ensuring that the user and council receive best value for money and that services that are committed appropriate reflect eligible needs and take into account available resources
* Effective crisis intervention work
* Using local knowledge and professional experience to make decisions that uphold autonomy whilst recognizing the social work role for safe intervention
* Playing a role within a range of multi-agency teams to ensure co-ordinated, appropriate assessments and support that remain person-centred and enable users to maintain their independence
* Using legislation, guidance and reflective social work practice to ensure that key concepts and theories in social work are utilized to ensure the best possible outcomes for vulnerable adults.

Essential requirements:

* SWE registered
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Qualified as a Social Worker
* Previous Mental Health / Forensic 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 schemes.


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

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