Social Worker - Community Mental Health Team - Bradford - £35 per hour

  • Job Reference: 5149642
  • Date Posted: 21 October 2020
  • Recruiter: The Social Recruitment Company
  • Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £35.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Social Worker
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: On going
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Samuel Noakes
  • Email: samuel@socialrc.co.uk
  • Telephone: 07572279160

Job Description

Our client in Bradford is looking for an experienced Adults Social Worker to join the Community Mental Health Team paying £35 per hour


Care coordination role in busy adult Community Mental Health Team which is integrated with health. 

Previous experience of Community Mental Health Team work essential

S1 user desirable 

Lone working 

Hold a caseload of up to 35 service users 

Contribute to the provision of Social Care Services in the Community and other settings.

Provide an effective social work service including assessment, support, planning and reviews.

Operate a social work service within Departmental Policy, practice and procedures

To provide a specialist mental health social work role and to act as a Care Co-ordinator within the multi-disciplinary Community Mental Health Teams integrated with Bradford District Care NHS Trust in accordance with our partnership agreement and operational policy.

Undertake preventative work with service users to diminish safeguarding concerns. To provide a social work service to individuals, their families and carers by assessing and identifying their needs and meeting them through direct therapeutic work, support planning and management. Able to integrate a theoretical approach with practice.

Manage a caseload, exercising complex decision making in line with professional criteria and making sure that case work is appropriately planned, critically evaluated, reviewed and documented in a timely manner.

Engage effectively with situations of increasing complexity and challenge including multi agency input, complex family organisational dynamics, multiple problems/disadvantages, multiple significant risk factors, the need to take into account the Public Interest.

Identifying & facilitating appropriate options for service users to meet needs ensuring the best use of existing universal and specialist resources, and demonstrate innovation with these resources where appropriate

Assist in the development of new resources and work on specialist projects or service planning groups.

Make appropriate use of legislation to safeguard and promote the welfare of service users.

Act as investigating officer within the West Yorkshire Safeguarding procedures.

Give evidence to court and other relevant bodies as required, including evidence in court in proceedings including the presentation of reports and application of appropriate legal orders.

To participate continuously in professional development activities, including regular supervision and appraisal, in line with registration and HCPC standards.

To act in accordance with the priorities and policies of the Department. Actively promote and support Council policies on Equality and working in an anti oppressive manner

Self manage own challenging and demanding workload of cases, seeking support where necessary, undertaking research and applying emerging best practice.

Work in partnership with other agencies and organisations in line with the responsibility outlined above, in order to fulfil the provisions of a social work service.

Maintain contact with a wide range of statutory and voluntary sector professionals for information exchange, the exercise of judgement and in order to influence outcomes in support planning and decision making.

Apply social work ethical principles and values to guide your professional practice and decision making including partnership with service users.

Mentoring newly qualified social workers and less experienced social work colleagues to develop their expertise. Provide / offer expert opinion within the organisation and to others as a result of developing expertise in one or more areas of practice. Participate in the provision of training throughout the Department

Take an active role in inter professional and inter agency work, representing the perspective of their organisation. Demonstrate and promote information sharing within/between organisations.

If this role is of interest to you, please give me a call on 07572279160 or pop over your updated CV to my email address samuel@socialrc.co.uk