NHS Meantal Health Social Workers - Rotherham

  • Job Reference: MM - NHSRotherham
  • Date Posted: 26 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: Yorkshire and the Humber
  • Salary: £20.00 to £22.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Social Work > Qualified Social Worker
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 03 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima is currently seeking experienced QUALIFIED SOCIAL WORKERS to fill full time roles in ROTHERHAM The ideal candidate will have a significant understanding of ADULTS Services.

The salary for these locum Social Care positions is £22 (Umbrella Rate) and is initially a 3 month contract with potential for extension.

Requirements of the role

We are looking for candidates who have experience of working within a busy Adults statutory service

The Trust are currently looking for 3 x Band 6 Care Coordinator's (Can be RMN or Social Worker). This role is based from Swallownest Court, Rotherham. Driver, Own Car & Business Insurance Required
Full time, Mon - Fri, 9-5
Placement to the end of March 2019

Job Purpose

The service triages and assesses all referrals to identify the most appropriate service to meet individual need when persons are experiencing mental health issues and complete a pre-determined number of allocated assessments per week with the outcome of signposting service users to the most relevant service.
The team currently consists of Community Mental Health Nurses, Approved Mental Health Professionals, Consultant Psychiatrist and other associated medical staff.

1. Main duties and responsibilities


To provide a clinical service that is service user focussed.
To triage all mental health referrals to the SPA Team to determine the priority for service response and the appropriate clinical pathway.

To carry out a health and social care assessments including comprehensive risk assessments of persons referred or self -referred to the service.

To provide brief interventions to service users where required

To recommend and refer, where treatment is indicated, to the most appropriate team/ service utilising all available resources.

To identify where appropriate treatment based interventions for all service users ensuring that best practice is implemented.

Where appropriate to participate in Mental Health Act Assessments so that alternatives to formal hospital admission are considered.

Contact Us:
If you are interested in this Qualified Social Work position please contact us now by clicking the apply button.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.

Reasonable adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our social work team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

About us:
Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas.
We're the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We'll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You'll know who's supporting you every step of the way and we'll always have time to take your call.
We like to think we're a little bit different. Why? Because we like what we do, care about what you do, and you'll find we're unusually friendly.

Recommend a colleague:
Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive.
The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £250. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.

*The post-qualifying experience range stated is purely a guide. We will consider candidates that fall outside of this range if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies.