Community Care Worker - Mental Health - Leicester

Job type:
on-site
Start:
n.a
Duration:
n.a
From:
Generic Network
Place:
Midlands
Date:
09/14/2011
Country:
flag_no USA
project ID:
238236

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Swim Social Work Team are looking to recruit a Community Care Worker in the Mental Health Team based in Leicester. This is a 6 week, full time position.

Your job will be to:
*Receive initial contacts and referral for adults social care
*Screen initial contacts, make preliminary identification of need and match assessment response to this.
*Undertake work with service users and their carers within the context of the Specialist Team
*Promote, within agreed priorities, the independence of disabled/older people (including children) and to offer support to carers
*Undertake assessments and arrange services to meet identified need in line with the Department's eligibility criteria
*Monitor and review cases as appropriate

You must have the following experience:
*Previous experience of working in Mental Health Social Work team
*Carrying out assessments, monitoring and reviewing cases
*Experience of maintaining effective and confidential records
*Experience of working in multi-cultural communities
*Ability to work creatively and flexibly to formulate appropriate care packages

Swim can offer you:
*Excellent and highly competitive rates of pay
*A range of positions throughout the UK, many exclusive to Swim
*PAYE or LTD company payments
*Membership to our PSL of umbrella and limited company providers
*Guidance and advice on CVs/Interview techniques/ working through an agency
*Speedy online enhanced CRB disclosure
*Excellent QSW Referral Scheme - 250 for each successfully placed referral*
*Help with GSCC renewal*
*Support from an experienced, dedicated and friendly consultant
*Dedicated payroll consultant to help with queries, to ensure prompt payment

This is a great opportunity! For more information please contact Nishita at Swim () / or click 'apply now' and send us your details.

Swim is an Equal Opportunities Employer

If this position does not fit your professional qualifications, but you are interested in registering with Swim, please check our website for a list of our current vacancies