Social Worker - Mental Health Adults

Location Lancashire
Salary £11.91 - £14.95 per hour
Please note that this role will require in-person face to face assessments and occasionally attending the office space and so is unsuitable for only remote working. Any candidates will need to be based within commuting distance of Lancashire*
An exciting opportunity has arisen for Social Workers to join our Mental Health Service based in East Preston. This post will be used to support the services' efforts in supporting discharges from wards in a safe and timely manner.

As part of this team you will complete social care assessments, support plans and reviews designed to support the delivery of a coordinated response to individual's needs. The team works in partnership with all internal and external professionals involved in assessment and service provision, e.g. Health, police, housing etc. including Court work when required.

This role is on a contract working 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

We will offer you good team support, regular supervision, opportunities to build on existing skills and knowledge, great staff benefits, generous annual leave entitlements and the opportunity to flourish as part of an exciting, well established team that is looking to bring real benefits to a key part of Lancashire County Council's Adult Social Care Service.

Skills and Experience

Social Work England Registration

Experience in a relevant field of practice

Please see the attached Role Profile for further requirements

You must be registered (SWE) to be appointed as a Social Worker or have applied to register with the Social Care Council. For Social Worker/Care Manager positions where non social worker qualifications are accepted, registration is not required and you will be appointed as a Care Manager.

You will be required to provide a car for use in connection with the duties of this post and must be insured for business use. However, we may consider you if you cannot drive because of a disability.

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Further information can be found on the 'Our Recruitment Process' tab.