Qualified Social Worker, Rochdale Council, Adults Community Mental Health Team


Ref: EN130-323

Sector: Social Work
Division: Adult Services
Specialist Area: Social Worker
Location: Rochdale
Job type: Contract
Salary (per hour): Negotiable dependent on experience and pay scheme selected
Reference: EN130-323

Job Description

Qualified Social Worker, Rochdale Council, Adults Community Mental Health Team - Must be a Qualified Social Worker with a minimum of 2 years+ UK Social Worker experience within an Adult Social Work team

Our client is looking for a qualified Social Worker with 2 years+ UK Social Worker experience within an Adult Social Work team

The team work extremely well together to ensure the safety of vulnerable adults under the close supervision of a supportive Team Manager

The responsibilities will include:

• The Borough-wide Review Team is based within the CMHT which has oversight of individuals in receipt of commissioned support either in the community or in long-term placements; who although complex are largely settled and require periodic reviews under the Care Programme Approach (CPA) and Care Act frameworks
• Some individuals are placed out of Borough, which may require travel and also joint working with care coordinators who hold CPA responsibility
• An experienced HCPC registered social worker with a background in adult community mental health, who can work independently is sought to support the Borough-wide Review team in completing Care Act assessments/reviews, promoting the use of assistive technologies and commissioning both managed and cash budgets to improve user outcomes
• Work will also involve undertaking CPA reviews and also reviewing eligibility for s117 after-care to ensure that the Local Authority is meeting its funding responsibilities
• There may also be occasion to work with long-stay hospital patients to attend CPA meetings, complete Social Circumstance reports and liaison with the integrated commissioning team and provider agencies to facilitate packages of support on discharge, as well as linking in with CMHT active care coordination and Adult Care Services where transfer of case responsibility is deemed appropriate
• Knowledge of PARIS and/or Liquid Logic operating systems will be helpful, but not essential as training and support can be provided
• Liaise with other professionals
• 36 hours per week (flexible by negotiation)
• 2 Month Temporary Contract
• Start date subject to DBS and reference clearance

Successful candidates will benefit from:

• A Kindle Fire upon commencement of contract (see terms)
• £20 Amazon voucher if registration is completed within 2 weeks (see terms)
• Competitive pay rates
• Weekly payroll
• Free access to a comprehensive online training portal worth £500 a year
• Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
• Receive up to £250 for each referred worker (see terms)

The successful candidate will need to hold a DipSW or equivalent must be registered with the HCPC, have a current DBS and be a car driver.

Please call the recruitment team where you will speak to one of our dedicated consultants on 0333 1234 530

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Phone: 0333 1234 530
Or email your CV, quoting the job reference code, to: jobs@entrustsocialcare.co.uk