social worker - mental health in rochdale

07 November 2018
andrew paterson, randstad care
job type
£ 22 - £ 25 per hour
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rochdale, north west
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 22 - £ 25 per hour
Mental Health
reference number
andrew paterson, randstad care
0330 0248 775
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job description

Do you have experience of mental health social work? Are you looking to work with a busy but supportive team with genuine progression routes?

We are currently recruiting for a busy Community Mental Health Team, the team is a supportive and motivated team with a strong commitment to learning and practice development. You will be given regular professional and specialist supervision. This contract is initially for 3 months, after 3 months the contract is likely to be extended (permanent opportunities may also be available).

At Randstad we are able to offer:

* Competitive pay rates
* Access to all statutory social work roles in the north west
* Reliable Weekly payroll
* A dedicated one to one consultant
* Weekly mailers relevant to you and your market
* Fantastic referral scheme offering £300 per successful candidate referral

The successful candidate will:

* Be a skilled and reflective social work practitioner with demonstrable experience of working with severe mental illness in a community setting. Ideally someone with previous knowledge and experience of working within a local authority or the NHS.
* Care co-ordinate a caseload of service users with complex needs; assess new referrals including safeguarding and vulnerable adult referrals; and actively contribute to a multidisciplinary approach to the management of the health and social care needs of the users of our service.
* Be familiar with the CPA process and report writing for Mental Health Review Tribunals.

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

* Good knowledge of the CPA process and report writing for Mental Health Review Tribunals
* Experience with Social Care needs plans and commissioning care packages
* Access to your own vehicle
* Have previous experience in a adults Social Work setting
* A Degree/Diploma in Social work
* HCPC registration & valid DBS

For further details or a discreet discussion, please contact Andrew Paterson on 0330 0248 775. Remember it pays to have friends, make a referral and get £300.

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.


report writing (incident logs and daily plans etc)



educational requirements

BA in social work