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Adults Social Worker Level 2 (Single Point of Access Team)

Location: SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 22.44-28.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour, inc Benefits
Sector: Care Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-329341

Sheffield Adults Services are looking to recruit a Qualified Social Workers into their adults social care division.

The  post will be within our Single Point of Access and Emotional Wellbeing Service (SPA/EWS). This team receives all referrals which are requesting secondary mental health care. The role will involve time in SPA triaging referrals, carrying out crisis assessments, assessing mental health and risks, formulating plans. When in EWS, the the role would also include having a small case load and providing a short term piece of focused support and intervention. Hours of working for this post are different – the service is made up of four shifts ie. 8am-4pm, 9am-5pm, 10am-6pm, 12.00pm-8.00pm. The majority of the shifts, however, will be 9am-5pm. The worker will need to be flexible and available to work across these shifts. Some travelling around the city will be needed eg. to people’s homes to carry out assessments. The service is an emotionally challenging one and the post holder will need to be able to to assess risk, manage difficult emotions, and hear people’s life histories which can be traumatic. The post will also involve receiving safeguarding alerts and responding to these as appropriate.

The job is split across 2 bases, EWS is based in Netherthorpe House (address as below) and SPA is in the Crisis Hub at the Northern General Hospital (The Longley Centre, Norwood Grange Drive, Sheffield, S5 7JT)

Person Specification
You must hold a relevant Social Work Qualification (MA/BA/BSc in Social Work, DIPSW) and be on the SWE register.

Working for Reed
Reed guarantee an excellent service with a designated consultant. Free training, CPD fund and we offer an excellent referral scheme of £250 per referral. Refer your friends and colleagues and receive £250 per referral (terms and conditions apply)

If you are interested in applying for this role to discuss vacancies please contact me or send me your CV to Paul Leather 0113 236 8965 or at

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