Band 6 Adult Inpatient Social Worker - Derby

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An innovative private practice based in Derbyshire has an exciting new opportunity for a band 6 qualified social worker to join its adult inpatient team. The role is available to start as soon as possible, offering 25 hours per week for an initial 4-6 week period. The ideal candidate will preferably be mental health trained.


  • Competitive pay rates 
  • Start as soon as possible
  • Initial 4-6 week period, with the possibility of extension

As a band 6 qualified social worker, you will:

  • Maintain up to date records utilising electronic media as necessary
  • Assist in the process of rehabilitation and coordinate discharge planning arrangements 
  • Partake in standard case management duties 
  • Find out what type of care and support clients require 
  • Undertake risk assessments per trust policy
  • Prioritise time and workload, in a flexible manner to meet community caseload responsibilities 

As a band 6 qualified social worker you must: 

  • Be able to write MHRT and CPA reports
  • Hold a current HCPC registration 
  • Have at least 3 years’ post qualification experience 
  • Hold a Dip(SW), CQSW or equivalent qualification 

Benefits of locum work:

  • Daily payroll
  • Variety of work opportunities in NHS and private sectors
  • Expand your skill set more quickly
  • Flexible hours of work

Why Pulse? 

  • Online application process
  • In-house daily payroll
  • Regional compliance team of trained phlebotomists and trainers that will come to you
  • Variety of opportunities in both NHS and private sectors
  • Assistance with travel and accommodation
  • £300 cash recommend a friend bonus*
  • Access to high-quality voluntary training

*Terms and conditions 


Not for you but know the ideal candidate? 
If you are registered with Pulse and recommend a friend to us, you can earn £300 per recommendation once they have worked over 200 hours*. 

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Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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