Bracknell Senior Social Worker MH SW8093

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: South
  • Role: ongoing contract
  • Salary: to £40 per hour
  • Reference: SW8093
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SW Locums require a UK Experienced Qualified Social Worker for the Older People Mental Health team in Bracknell Forest. You must be able to apply a strength-based approach to connect people to their community/social network and problem solve together.

You must be able to with people, including advocates and carers, to develop person-centred plans designed to meet needs in ways that maximises independence, choice and control, and are legal and affordable.

pay up to £40 per hour

Hybrid working available, however you will be expected to complete visits in the Bracknell Forest area and be in the office twice a week.

All Applicants must hold Social Work England registration, right to work in the UK and an Enhanced DBS.


  • To act in the best interest of an individual who lacks mental capacity, using the principles defined in the Mental Capacity Act (2005) to maintain their safety until a time that capacity returns, or alternative arrangements are made.
  • Provide support for the appropriate arrangement and implementation of person-centred plans. To work within the legislative framework, national and local policy and within the philosophy of social work practice. Document all work and share information in line with legislation and local policy and procedures.
  • To participate in the Duty Safeguarding Manager rota and ensuring timely and effective safeguarding assessments and planning.
  • To carry a caseload of a volume and complexity as designated by the supervisor. Where appropriate, prepare reports for legal proceedings such as applications for Court of Protection.
  • Take an active role in your own supervision and appraisal and to supervise and appraise allocated staff in accordance with the departmental supervision policy and council’s appraisal policy.
  • To be professionally accountable for all aspects of your work and provide appropriate levels of support and challenge to designated staff, enabling continuous professional development
  • Up-to-date, evidence-based practice.

At SW Locums you will benefit from:

  • Constant support with your own, vastly experienced and knowledgeable consultant.
  • Great rates of pay.
  • No “waffle” straight talking, conscientious and informed advice.
  • Fastest and accurate payments available.
  • Contact available 24/7.
  • Access to exclusive vacancies nationwide.
  • Free DBS and compliance service.
  • Access to on-going training opportunities.
  • Industry leading “Refer a Friend” recommendation scheme offering up to £300 for successfully placed referrals.
  • Excellent “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *
* Terms and conditions apply to our bonus scheme.