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Liaison & Diversion Social Worker (Private Sector)

  • Salary: Up to £28 per hour + Outside IR35
  • Location: South East England
  • Date posted: 05-11-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00005031_1572965361

My client in the London of the UK have requested that I find a Forensic / Mental Health Social Worker for their service. The function of Liaison and Diversion service is to conduct assessments of people going through the justice system and divert them to appropriate means of support. The role can be for a Social Worker, OT or Psychologist.

Service users will have either a cognitive impairment, learning disability or other complex needs and therefore a strong background in mental health is required for this role. Please also note this position is almost entirely office-based.

Your responsibilities:

  • Completing assessments for clients with complex needs e.g. learning disabilities, physical disability and mental health.
  • To be situated within a court.
  • Conducting urgent safeguarding enquiries.
  • Partnership working with other health professionals and authorities.

Requirements of you as the Social Worker:

  • Car driver not required
  • Two years of experience within Mental Health social care
  • Qualified as either: Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Psychologist

Location: Southeast UK

Rate: £28 per hour

To apply, please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Marcus Burns on 0118 948 5555 for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details.

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