Qualified Social Worker, Mental Health
Locum Social Worker – Mental Health – £28-£35.00
Your new organisation
The council is a unitary authority based in the heart of the town centre offering traditional seaside living that makes it a great place to live and work. This diverse and busy town has great public parks and leisure activities, competitive house pricing and excellent travel links, accessible via 2 train lines form Liverpool St and Fenchurch Street. The Council is ambitious for the future of Southend-on-Sea and is working with local partners and local communities to ensure we deliver our exciting ambition for 2050.
Your new role
Southend Borough Council is looking to recruit a dynamic, experienced Mental Health Social Worker for a locum position. The successful candidate will need to use a strengths-based approach to social work practice and will work closely with all partners across Health and Social Care to ensure that there is effective coordination of interdependencies including the management of and resolution of risks and other issues that may arise.
What you’ll need to succeed
To be successful in this position you need to be a post 2 years qualified social worker with previous mental health experience.
You must be familiar with health and safety, good practice and be able to implement these in all aspects of working practice and promote them in the team and workplace.
What you’ll get in return
When joining the council as a Social Worker, you can enjoy a range of benefits including: – flexible working, salary car sacrifice scheme and excellent training and development opportunities. They are committed to ensure that you are supported in this challenging role with the appropriate level of training.
A full list of benefits provided by Southend Council can be viewed on the “Why Work For Us?” tab.
What you need to do now If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply online’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Nathalie Storozynski at Hays on 01702 762130.
If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. The Council is an equal opportunities employer.
They welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief.
All applications will be considered solely on merit. This post is subject to checks from Criminal Records Bureau and Regulated under the Independent Safeguarding Authority and successful applicants will need to be able to register with the Independent Safeguarding Authority.