Band 6 Qualified Social Worker - Community Mental Health Team - Lancashire

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Our client currently has an exciting new opportunity for a qualified social worker to join a community mental health team within a NHS trust based in Lancashire. The focus of this role will be to assess service users referred into the service by GP’s and other healthcare professionals, to determine mental health needs. 

Your main focus will be to carry out health and social care assessments, care planning and completion of risk assessment. You will also need to plan hospital discharges, carry out physical health checks and work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. As this is a community role it is essential that you hold a full licence and have access to a vehicle during work hours. 

It is essential that candidates applying hold current HCPC registration. 

The role is available to start as soon as possible, offering full-time hours for an ongoing period.  

Skills and Experience needed: 

• Current HCPC registration 
• At least 2 years’ post qualification experience in mental health 
• Good assessment and care planning skills 
• Dip(SW), CQSW or equivalent qualification 

Your main duties and responsibilities may include: 
• Maintain up to date records utilising electronic media as necessary 
• To receive safeguarding referrals and undertake safeguarding assessments/investigations, following BCC polices and procedures 
• Assist in the process of rehabilitation and coordinate discharge planning arrangements 
• Standard case management duties 
• Finding out what type of care and support clients require 
• To undertake risk assessments per trust policy  
• To prioritise time and workload, in a flexible manner to meet community caseload responsibilities 

Why join Pulse? 

• HireVue online interviews 
• Free training – we also offer 1:1 mandatory training, where we can come to you 
• Variety of opportunities in both NHS and private sectors (which are not affected by IR35)
• £300 Recommend a Friend bonus scheme*
• Assistance with travel and accommodation
• Regional compliance team of trained phlebotomist's 
• Our vacancies offer a true work/life balance 
• Support and advice from our friendly and dedicated team of consultants 
*Terms and conditions 

If this role is suited to you, please apply today using the form below. 
Contact our team for more information!

Recommend a friend to Pulse and you can earn £300 per recommendation, once they have worked over 200 hours*. 

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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