social worker - adults in blackburn

01 August 2018
andrew paterson, randstad care
job type
£ 25.02 - £ 26.88 per hour
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blackburn, north west
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 25.02 - £ 26.88 per hour
Mental Health
reference number
BlackB Generic 9CDF
andrew paterson, randstad care
0330 0248 775
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job description

Are you a qualified social worker with 2 years post qualifying experience? Do you have experience working in an adults social work setting? If so our client wants to hear from you.

Randstad care is currently recruiting for an exciting new role as a social worker to join a generic adults team based in Blackburn. This contract will run for 6 months with the possibility of extension.

At Randstad we are able to offer:

* Competitive pay rates
* Reliable Weekly payroll
* Dedicated one to one consultant
* Weekly mailers relevant to you and your market
* Fantastic referral scheme offering £200 per successful candidate referral

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

* Assessments of need including risk assessments, psychological and social assessments; MHA; Best Interests and Mental Capacity Act Assessments.
* Psychosocial interventions in Schizophrenia
* Social care assessment and planning
* Substance misuse/ referral to appropriate services
* Relapse prevention
* Family Intervention Work
* Social interventions in obtaining resources for individual development

In order to be considered for this role, you must:

* Good knowledge of the Care Act 2014 and Mental Capacity Act
* Access to your own vehicle and up to date business car insurance
* Have minimum 2 Years experience within a Community Social Work Team setting
* A Degree/Diploma in Social work
* HCPC registration & valid DBS

If you feel you have the experience to take on the above opportunity please apply below. For further details or a discreet discussion, please contact Andrew Paterson on 0330 0248 775.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.


be person centred,caring,work well under pressure,written communication



educational requirements

BA in social work