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Qualified Social Worker posted by Randstad Care

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Full Time
Sunderland
£18 - £23.50 / hour

Job Description

Sunderland NHS is currently looking for three experienced social workers to join their CAMHS team at Monkwearmouth Hospital. The posts offer a three month contract with the view to extend. You will be working alongside a supportive team, allowing you to make a positive impact on the lives of young children & their family on a daily basis.

Monkwearmouth Hospital offer:
* Clear progression routes
* Easy transport links
* Easy access to local amenities
* Provided with a work phone & tablet from the outset of contract
* Access to all training course available to permanent staff members

Benefits of Randstad:
* An unlimited referral incentive, £300 voucher for anyone you refer to us
* Full range of training available
* Support & training in line with HCPC
* A committed & dedicated consultant

Salary:
This full time position offers an attractive hourly rate of up to £23.50 an hour (Umbrella)

Responsibilities:
* Assessing and treating a range of mental health and significant behavioural difficulties in children and young adults (0-18) that are referred to the team.
* Hold a caseload of children and young adults experiencing mild/moderate mental health difficulties; including complex needs.
* To implement appropriate family therapy interventions for individuals, carers, families and groups, adjusting and refining formulations drawing upon different explanatory models and maintaining a number of provisional hypotheses.
* To provide specialist family therapy advice, guidance and consultation to other professionals contributing directly to client's formulation, diagnosis and treatment plan.
* To undertake risk assessments and risk management for individual clients and to provide advice to other professions on aspects of risk assessment and risk management from a family therapy perspective.
* To act as care coordinator, at times where no other team member is involved, taking responsibility for initiating planning and review of care plans including clients, their carers, referring agents and others involved in the network of care.
* To communicate in a skilled and sensitive manner, information concerning the assessment, formulation and treatment plans of clients under their care and to monitor progress during the course of both uni- and multi-disciplinary care.
* To take part in the duty rota for emergency assessments as agreed with the team manager.

The successful candidate must:
* Experience of complex mental health is essential
* Excellent knowledge base around safeguarding, children's legislation and the interface with mental health and mental capacity legislation
* Experience of working to support the mental health needs of children, young people and families
* Experience of working within a community context
* Ability to complete mental health assessments and plan, implement and evaluate specialist packages of care for children, young people and their families, under the supervision of senior staff
* Ability to engage vulnerable and hard to reach groups
* Knowledge and experience of safeguarding and the promotion of welfare in children
* Ability to work at the complex interface between universal and specialist children's service provision
* Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
* Excellent time and caseload management

If you wish to apply for this role or would like to discuss other opportunities available within social care please contact Ethan Proud on Apply Now >>.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

Reference

CJ356539

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