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Social worker - Community Mental Health

Posted 7 March by REED Health & Care Featured Ended
Vacancy - Adults Social Worker – Community Mental Health Team – South West London - £27.80 per hour LTD – Part time 22.5 hours

I’m currently looking for an experienced Social Worker for a role based in East London.
The locum post is paying £27.80 LTD per hour.

Duties include:
- Helping with safeguarding trouble shooting, administration and supporting referrals to MASH.
- Help with discharge planning around section 117.
- Help with FACE assessments and supporting care coordinators at panel for applications to housing.
- Help with liaising with other wider services in the borough to maintain good interface relationships and to encourage teaching sessions and supporting people to apply for relevant training.
- To work within an MDT, attending red zone meetings and two MDT meetings (Monday’s and Thursdays) to help bring a social work perspective to the team.
- Be willing to work with a small caseload of patients (if necessary) for short term work, where social needs are the primary concern.
- Supervision of junior colleagues/students.
- Working closely with team leader to ensure robust processes and systems in place around Safeguarding.

The applicant should have:
- Experience of working in a mental health community team (ideally, at least 3 years minimum).
- Experience of care coordination is desirable.
- Good knowledge of the Mental Health Act, The Mental Capacity Act, Deprivation of Liberty, Safeguarding and all other relevant legislation relevant to this post.

Apply now!
Contact Paul Blasqueño on 0207 632 5765 or email your most recent CV to

Alternatively, if you are looking for a role in a different team please contact me also!

Why Reed and what can we offer?
- Dedicated expert consultant
- Online timesheets & pay management
- Automatic invoicing (Ltd Co)
- Regular progress reports and face-to-face service reviews
- Office hours 8am-6pm to provide support/advice
- Recommend-a-Friend bonus for referrals
- Substantial Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Fund to put towards training or other development
- Reed Rewards and Holiday pay (PAYE only)
- Personalised CV service

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Reference: 34628827

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