Job Description

Social Worker

Search Consultancy is working with an NHS Trust in Greater Manchester to recruit a Qualified Social Worker for a Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) on a temporary basis.

Salary up to £25 an hour

Purpose of this role:

The purpose of this post is to work as part of the multi-disciplinary team in a Community Mental Health Team. Carrying out full risk assessment, mental, physical health and care act assessments and CPA assessments/risk formulation management plans, identifying clients suitable for the service who meet the criteria for severe and enduring mental illness, to provide assessment, short term intervention and longer term care coordination intervention, as required and to refer on to relevant services clients who do not meet the criteria for CMHT.
In line with currently identified best practice within CMHT/CPA work and to play an active role in service development supporting the team.

Main Duties:

* You will be working within Assessment and/or care coordination function of the Oldham CMHT.
* The role is to work as assessment and/or care coordination worker for referrals received into the team from other teams, i.e. HTT, Inpatient Wards and Access.
* You will be expected to provide a full holistic assessment and risk assessment, with the aim to establish if the person referred requires longer term support from the CMHT which would result in transfer to care co-ordination, or alternatively to identify short term intervention which will be provided within the assessment function of the team.
* This role would suit someone who has good assessment skills and enjoys short term intervention/ possible long term with patients. We are happy to be flexible with working days/hours.

This role is subject to Social Work England Checks, Enhanced DBS and references

Why Search Consultancy Ltd?

Since our first office opened thirty years ago, we've built an enviable reputation for providing a high quality recruitment service. The Health and Social Care division at Search Consultancy Ltd is one of the largest providers of temporary healthcare workers. Your dedicated consultant will provide advice and work with you to find the perfect job.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online or contact Mike Shaw at the Manchester office.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age