Mental Health Social Work - MH-Comm-

Location Devon, England
Salary £29.00 - £31.50 per hour
Social Worker required asap working 30 hours a week either over 4 days or can be flexible around individual working shorter days across the working week. This role will sit within the North and Mid Devon Social Care team and work out of the Bideford CMHT (North Devon). Main duties consist of the following: Undertaking Social Care Assessments under the Care Act 2014 and S117 of the Mental Health Act for individuals open to the community mental health team. This will include creating social care action plans and applications to panel for funding and any related safeguarding work if necessary. The post will sit within the North and Mid Devon Social Care Team and line management, peer support, supervision and allocations will come via this team. They will have access to Multi-disciplinary Team input and support from both the social work team and the ward teams but be line managed by a dedicated social work / social care team manager. Devon is a mostly rural county, and as our localities cover a large area and accordingly our candidates can be expected to travel some distance between visits. In some areas, candidates will not be able to rely on walking, cycling or public transport to make visits. We therefore require candidates to have access to their own suitable transport, subject to reasonable adjustments that may need to be made in line with the Equality Act 2010. This role requires an enhanced DBS check.