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Qualified Social Worker – Older Peoples Mental Health Team

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We are looking to recruit a Qualified Social Worker in the Older Peoples Mental Health Team within Waltham Forest. The successful candidate will be working in a well-structured, organised team who are growing their social worker staffing levels. London Borough of Waltham Forest will pay close attention to looking after their Social Workers and strive to ensure they feel supported and welcomed in their roles. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a stable working environment with experienced leadership, whilst receiving regular supervision and training opportunities. The responsibilities of the Social Worker includes: • Carrying out assessment's for Older Persons with Mental Health issues and their carers • Obtaining multi-disciplinary assessment of need • Care management • Designing intensive care packages • Carrying a caseload of service users • Make recommendations for short-term care, intermittent care and permanent residential care where appropriate • Self-directed support / personal budgets • Liaising with other professional bodies whilst working within the Mental Health Act To ideal candidate will have: • Social Work England registration • Eligibility to work in the UK • Social Work qualified (MA/BSc/DPSW/CQSW/MSc/BA) Working with Ackerman Pierce you will be guaranteed weekly payment and access to continued profession development, including a dedicated consultant to support you through the interview and on boarding process. The position offers a long contract within a stable supportive team with a great location and excellent transport links as well as being close to central London. To discuss this vacancy or any similar vacancies we currently have available in London, please email your updated CV or contact Carmen Thong for more information.

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