Qualified Social Worker - Adult Social Care

Location Isle of Wight
Salary £36 - £39.80 per hour
Discipline
Qualified Social Worker, to work as part of Adult Social Care to work within the Mental Health Team.

This will be for a period of 6 months 


Worker needs to be based on the Isle of Wight for this post all week. 

We are seeking people with knowledge and skills in working with adults with mental ill health to include experience of Section 117 Aftercare reviews.

This work will need to be evidence based and high quality with a wellness and recovery-based focus. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the role and the complexity of the work undertaken to achieve the best outcomes.

• Clear experience and operational knowledge of working in a busy and pressurised front-line team.
• Have a clear understanding of and experience working with Adult Social Care statutory duties under the Care Act 2014, Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and other primary legislation and guidance including Continuing Health Care.
• To demonstrate person centred working.
• To facilitate and support individuals to complete a needs assessment using a strengths-based approach, which focuses on the skills and abilities, considers their networks of support both within families and the wider community.
• See working under pressure as a challenge.
• Work well within a multi-agency team.
• To be able to record to a high standard and evidence base work Applicants who are also Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHP) would be highly desirable for this role but this is not an essential requirement