Haringey Mental Health Social Worker SW4862

  • Temporary
  • London
  • Role: Rolling contract
  • Salary: to £32 per hour
  • Reference: SW4862
  • Posted 4 weeks ago

SW Locums are looking for a capable and conscientious Mental Health Social Worker. The post is to work in the to work as a Care Co-ordinator in a multidisciplinary Mental Health Locality team in Haringey.

You must be able to provide effective care and specialist advice for people with complex mental health needs and their carers, undertaking Care Act assessments and preparing reports that will support their wellbeing and recovery.  i

All applicants must have a current DBS Issued within the past 12 months or be registered with the DBS Update service.

If you want a new post, and want to be paid correctly without the worry of an unscrupulous Umbrella company leading to retrospective tax liability and bills, then call SW Locums.

We complete our payroll as fast as possible each week. It is our belief that you should be paid as soon as we are capable.

Contact us and join the agency who will take care of you whilst you provide the necessary  care for others.

JOB SUMMARY

To liaise with other agencies in planning and assessing programmes of care.  Provide formal, ongoing clinical supervision and caseload management supervision to junior and less experienced community mental health staff, as directed.

To undertake duties designed to extend clinical and managerial expertise as delegated by the manager when required.

Clinical Responsibilities

1.    Carry overall responsibility for the management of a caseload, acting as a care co-ordinator, as defined by the Care Programme Approach (CPA).

2.    Deliver effective care and treatment that is carried out within a multidisciplinary framework and in collaboration with other agencies.

3.    Involve service users and their carers in planning care that includes all of their individual and diverse needs.

4.    Design individual programmes of care collaboratively with patients to maximize self management and social inclusion and reflect their own goals and aspirations.  Review and adjust plans according to changing service user needs.

5.    Undertake Care Act Assessments as required, to ensure clients maximise their independence by developing effective Care and Support plans.

6.    Provide evidence based therapeutic interventions using developed interpersonal skills such as CBT or psycho-education.

7.    Provide service users and their carers with clear and intelligible information which will assist them in making informed decisions about their treatment and care.

8.    For registered nurses, to administer medication, monitor for effects and side-effects, in accordance with NMC Standards and Trust policies.

9.    Facilitate vocational rehabilitation and those aspects of mental health recovery concerning occupation.

10. Maintain clear, comprehensive and contemporaneous clinical records on all patients in response to personally generated clinical observations, in accordance with professional standards and Trust policies.

11. Prepare and present clinical reports as required.