Social Worker - Mental Health Team - Swindon

  • Job Reference: RQ387176
  • Date Posted: 15 February 2020
  • Recruiter: RedZone Recruitment
  • Location: Swindon
  • Salary: £31.00 to £35.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Approved Mental Health Practitioner, 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 mental health social workers are seconded and successfully integrated within Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust which also hosts our rota of experienced AMHPs who have worked together for many years.

In order to ensure that the adult social care perspective is embedded and applied in all the integrated mental health settings in Swindon, we are seeking to find a locum Social Worker to work within Swindon Recovery Service for 3 months initially while we are in the process of recruiting to a permanent post.

The role will be based within Swindon Recovery Service.

Working hours are 37 per week from 9 – 5pm Monday to Friday.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established and dynamic multi-disciplinary team based at the Chatsworth House in Swindon.

Swindon Recovery Service provides specialist mental health services to adults with functional mental illness across Swindon and comprises a multi-disciplinary team of Community Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers, Therapists and Care Co-ordinators.

They work closely with other disciplines and the inpatient unit staff based at Sandalwood Court to ensure a seamless service to our client group and their support network.

The post holder will therefore have experience as a social worker in mental health services with good knowledge and practice in working with the Care Act, the Mental Health and Mental Capacity Acts, equalities and human rights legalisation.

Our social workers are experienced and welcoming to new colleagues and the social work role is strongly valued by our health colleagues.