Mental Health Social Worker

  • Permanent
  • Crawley, West Sussex
  • Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + 33 days holiday + more

Leaders In Care

Senior Social Worker | Mental Health Setting | £32,000

Are you a social worker with experience in mental health settings? Leaders in care partnered with a large purpose-built medium secure service for adult men 18+ with enduring mental health illnesses such as personality disorder, substance misuse issues and behaviours that challenge.

As a senior member of the team, you will. Working alongside the multidisciplinary team, you will manage and support a complex caseload with mental health conditions. You will be responsible for assessments for pre-admissions and discharge stage, CPA reports, Mental Health Tribunals, Managers Hearings and will be requested to supervise junior staff members.

Senior Social Worker role involves:

  • Promote safeguarding as you work alongside child protection agencies to lead child visits and guidance
  • Completing CPA reports, Mental Health Tribunals, Managers Hearings and will be requested to supervise junior staff members.
  • Liaise with the home authorities via a named individual (Health, SSD and Probation) at the point of admission and maintaining this liaison function through to discharge stage
  • Collaborating with the home authorities, service users and ensuring that their families are involved in decision making/care planning process where possible
  • Notifications to relevant public protection bodies where indicated i.e. safeguarding; MAPPA; Victim Liaison Officers

To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • 4 years post qualifying experience
  • Placement or work experience in mental health settings
  • To be registered with the HCPC
  • CQSW or CSS or Dip SW or Degree in Social Work

What you will get:

  • Annual salary of £35,000
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

If you want to find out more call James on 0203 053 1048

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