Community Band 6 Mental Health Social Worker - Lancashire

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Pulse is recruiting for a Qualified Social Worker to join a Community Mental Health Team, for a well-established NHS trust based in Lancashire. The candidate appointed will provide community based care to clients with complex mental health needs who have been referred into the integrated Community Mental Health Team.

You will be acting as a key member of the multi-disciplinary team ensuring the effective assessment, planning, monitoring and evaluation of care given to service users with mild/moderate and severe and enduring mental illness under the care programme approach process (where appropriate) whilst liaising with a wide range of multi-agency professionals.

This post is available to start as soon as possible, offering full-time hours Monday – Friday but will consider part time hours as well. The post is due to run for an initial 3-months from start. There are competitive pay rates available for this role.

Main duties include: 
• To manage a caseload of clients in the community
• To input data in the clinical information system: e.g. including risk assessments, care plans, CPA, crisis and contingency plans
• To administer intra-muscular medication and monitoring treatment plans
• To supervise and mentor student colleagues as appropriate to professional background
• To demonstrate effective networking skills and ensure a holistic approach to meet service user needs.
• To work to ensure the safety and wellbeing of service users and their families

If you feel this role is suited to you, please apply using the form below. 

Why join Pulse? 
• Support and advice from an assigned consultant 
• Regional compliance team of trained phlebotomists 
• Different payment methods – PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella 
• Free training – we also offer 1:1 mandatory training 
• Our vacancies offer a true work/life balance 
• Streamlined compliance process utilising new online technology 
• HireVue online interviews 
• £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme*
*terms and conditions apply 

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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