Mental Health, Qualified Social Worker, perm
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
The Council are looking to recruit a qualified social worker for their busy Mental Health Team on a locum contract as part of the Growth Bid for the Adult Mental Health Social Work Service.
The main purposes of the position are to:
The post holder will also contribute to co-ordinating/supervising the provision of effective after care packages for those clients who are treated under the Care Programme Approach (CPA) and Section 117 After Care or those on Community Treatment Orders. In addition they will lead on the Personalisation Agenda for meeting the NI130 performance target for SDS.
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. The successful candidate will be familiar with the ‘ Comments, Compliments and Complaints Policy and Procedure ‘ and they must advocate good practice relating to this and be implementing this in all aspects of their working practice.
This includes encouraging service users, relatives and carers to have a voice in the provision of services and acting as an advocate as appropriate.
The successful candidate will also need to ensure that information is kept highly confidential and secure at all times.
What you need to do now
If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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.