Qualified Social Worker - Mental Health Team

Posted 1 January by Aggregator Network
We are looking to recruit a Social Worker for the Mental Health Team within the Social Care Industry. Our client has a well-structured and organised team that are looking to grow their staffing levels. The role offers flexible working hours and has a supportive team culture with regular supervision on cases. West Sussex is embedding a systemic approach and is currently undergoing a number of changes focussed on reducing caseloads and improving outcomes for families. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced and supportive team within West Sussex County Council Main duties include:Required to use professional knowledge to assess, monitor and review social care needs of individuals, relatives and carers and to arrange the provision of appropriate care servicesMust have significant knowledge, experience and specialist communication skills to gather information and make a full assessment of the risks, protection and social care needs of individuals, carers and families.Must have skills of a multidisciplinary team working, and have the ability to work independently and work as an autonomous professional and based on needs and risks of the individual take appropriate action, in conjunction with other agencies, to protect and safeguard adults at riskRequired to manage an agreed case load and complete fast turnover of caseworkMust be able to use paper and computerised case recording systems, produce reports and capture and analyse information.Some knowledge of care benefits, fees and allowances would be helpful.Must be able to assess risks, needs and information, and recognise problems. Understand philosophies, professional social work issues and the legal framework underpinning care services.Must be able to fulfil transport requirementsExperience and all good knowledge of principles and processes of working with safeguarding adults at riskFrameWork I desirable or equivalent1 year post AYSEAll roles 18 + adults and older peopleCandidate must be able to drive & have access to a carBenefits of Working with West Sussex County Council: Our Client has free onsite parking with the opportunity for role progression and training for both perm and temporary staff within the authority. They offer a very competitive pay rate which exceeds most of the surrounding areas.Why Choose Ackerman Pierce? Ackerman Pierce calls upon over 15 years' worth of experience in recruiting directly into the Social Work Sector. We can offer a unique experience within recruitment industry where you have your own personal consultant, a DBS and Compliance service with a quick and easy registration process. We pride ourselves on a guaranteed weekly payment process.To discuss the vacancy further or any other opportunities we have in West Sussex please contact George Willett or email in your updated CV to us today.

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