Social Worker - Older People Mental Health Team

Posted 01 September 2022
Salary Up to £38.00 per hour
LocationBognor Regis
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameKatherine Scoggins

Job description

West Sussex County Council are looking for a Social Worker to join their Older People Mental Health Team. This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have recent experience working in a Mental Health setting. The key to success in this role is to be able to start the contract confidently and work with a strength-based approach to each case.

Benefits for you as an Older People Mental Health Social Worker:

  • Exceptional pay rate of £38.00 per hour or £35.00 per hour plus £150 allowance for out of borough candidates
  • Hybrid working available
  • Easily accessible via car
  • The opportunity to further enhance your CV and skillset
  • A stable contract due to the demands of upcoming winter pressures

Your responsibilities as an Older People Mental Health Social Worker:

  • Hold a caseload of 65+ service users
  • Undertake Mental Capacity Act assessments and deal with Safeguarding enquires
  • Undertake Care Act Assessments and Safeguarding assessments
  • Implement care plans and carry out a care packages
  • Liaise with other services within the council for the best interests of each service user

Requirements of you as an Older People Mental Health Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of Mental Health work
  • A valid UK driving licence is essential to this role

Location: Bognor Regis, West Sussex

Umbrella pay rate: £38.00 per hour or £35.00 per hour plus £150 allowance

PAYE payment options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Katherine Scoggins on 0118 948 5555 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!