Mental Health Social Worker - SE London


  • £33000 - £38000 per annum
  • Posted: 09/10/2017
  • Bexley
  • Job Ref: 191103261
  • Permanent

Job Details

Pertemps Managed Solutions are currently working with a highly reputable local Authority based in South East London who are looking for a Mental Health Social Worker who will be based in their home treatment Team

The Home Treatment Team is a multi-professional team that works with adult mental health service users in crisis. The team has three main functions:

· To provide intensive short-term support to reduce the need for hospital admission

· To screen all referrals for acute mental health beds

· To facilitate early and safe discharge from acute mental health beds

Key to our success is a commitment to working together with service users' families and carers to enhance the independence and quality of life of those suffering with mental health problems.

As a social worker, you will play a vital role working in a supportive multi-disciplinary team and contribute to the range of skills and expertise already in the team. Your role will be to provide a comprehensive service to clients referred to the team in need of assessment and crisis treatment/intervention

You will receive regular supervision and appraisal from a senior social worker within the team and have excellent opportunities for continued professional development, including further training.

The Successful Candidate will be

- HCPC Registered

- Degree/ Diploma in Social Work

- 1 Year minimum post qualified social work experience within the UK

For more information please apply and a recruitment consultant will be in touch