Mental Health Social Worker

EN1 3XA, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: AM12022021_1613123133
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2021-02-12
  • Location: EN1 3XA, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2021-04-13
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

To provide assessment, care management and social work services to users and carers arising out of the Council's

Duties and powers under legislation, Council and Group Policy. To provide the social work component of Barnet, Enfield

Haringey NHS Mental Health Trust's multidisciplinary Community Mental Health Teams. To work in accordance with

Guidelines set out by local management and make full use of local voluntary and statutory resources in delivering a service.


Collaboration with the multi disciplinary team in order to: -

4.1 Undertake assessment of need and establish eligibility for services under Fairer Access to Care and the Care Programme

Approach for adults with mental health problems and their carers and families

4.2 To provide a social work services for adults with mental health problems and their carers

4.3 To manage, monitor and review care plans involving service users and carers in liaison with the other workers and agencies as necessary to meet service user's assessed need. Including users of residential accommodation and other purchased placements

4.4 To act as a care coordinator according to the requirement of a care programme approach

4.5 To work at all times within the Council's Financial Regulations in coordinating packages of care and other services

4.6 To be aware of resources available within the mental health speciality

4.7 To make use of information management systems including technology in the recording and retrieval of information required

4.8 To comply with local recording policy and other documentation as required by the Directorate

4.9 To be managed and receive professional supervision and to be assessed against agreed standards and targets

4.10 To work within a multidisciplinary team participating in duty rotas systems

4.11 To undertake safeguarding adult enquiries

4.12 To undertake training as required including training as an Approved Mental Health Professional and Best Interest Assessor

4.13 To undertake the duties of an AMHP participating in the boroughs AMHP rota

4.14 To carry out all duties according to the professional code of conduct and with due regard to Council and Mental Health Trust Policies

4.15 To undertake any other appropriate duties commensurate with the post and as directed by the line manager or other senior managers

4.16 To keep abreast of current legislation, government policies and guidance relating to mental health and vulnerable persons.

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