Social Worker - Mental Health - Standard (Grade 8)

Location Lancashire
Salary £12.91 - £15.10 per hour


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Social Worker to join our Mental Health Review Team based on sites in Lancashire. As part of this team you will complete reviews and reassessments of Care Act assessments and support plans, as well as other 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 if 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.

Our key areas of practice are:

1 Enabling citizens to access the statutory social care and social work services and advice to which they are entitled, discharging the legal duties and promoting the personalised social care ethos of the local authority in whose locality they practice.

2 Promoting recovery and social inclusion with individuals and families.

3 Intervening and showing professional leadership and skill in situations characterised by high levels of social, family and interpersonal complexity, risk and ambiguity.