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Qualified Social Worker - CMHT

Location: GREATER MANCHESTER, LANCASHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 21.46-30.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour, inc Benefits
Sector: Community Care Services and , Qualified Social Workers Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-486385

Our client, a Greater Manchester Local Authority is seeking a Qualified Social Worker for their Community Mental Health Team (CMHT.)

Pay rate is up to £30.00 per hour.

The role will involve the following:

  • Managing a caseload within Adult Social services and able to demonstrate a solid understanding of the principles of the Care Act 2014; Empowerment, Protection, Prevention, Proportionality, Partnership and Accountability.
  • Working in a multi-agency context in the best interests of service users, applying the principles of the Mental Capacity Act to decision making and promoting the rights of vulnerable adults, to self-determination.
  • Completing statutory assessments with vulnerable adults and their carers, demonstrating a commitment to anti discriminatory practice and person-centered care, with a focus on improved health and wellbeing, independence, strengths-based assessments and creative support planning.
  • Ensuring resources are utilised appropriately and proportionately. Where required, obtain funding and implement services through direct payments or through the procurement of appropriate services.
  • Lead on safeguarding enquiries as per the requirements of the Care Act 2014.
  • Utilise supervision constructively to engage in reflection and learning.
  • Due to Covid19 restrictions there may be an expectation of home working. MS TEAMS will be available.
  • Mileage is payable for essential journeys.

Are you considering a move? If not, could you pass this on to your friends and colleagues? – we are offering £250 for every successful recommendation!!

Requirements of the role:

  • Qualified Social Worker
  • SW England registered
  • Experience of undertaking child protection enquiries and working with children and young people in care
  • Experience of court proceedings and court craft
  • Experience of multi-agency working

If this isn’t the job for you, please have a think about whether you can recommend a friend or colleague – we are offering **£250** PER successful recommendation.

Please also remember we offer a substantial CPD fund!! Our Social Workers utilise their funds for training courses, books or to fund their trips to conferences and other relevant events. This can often be £500++++ !!! (depending on hours/days worked)

Some facts about working for REED:

Here at REED we care and we’re professional – in an industry that doesn’t have the best reputation at times – I hope we stand out!

We are a family-run business and we just celebrated our 60th birthday!

We “Love Mondays” but we also technically work for free 1 day per week as 18% of our business is owned by the REED Foundation which supports good causes around the world.

Our company values are:

  • We are fair, open and honest
  • We take ownership
  • We work together

We are also lucky to run many Local Authority contracts, we are a trusted partner for these clients and, as such, our conduct must be impeccable.

Would you consider joining us? I’m free to talk every week-day from 8am onwards and happy to take evening calls too if it’s easier. And if we’re very lucky, perhaps you might tell your friends too – don’t forget we offer £250 per successful referral.

CALL: 0151 242 6248
EMAIL: patrick.hughes@reed.com

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