Social Worker - Mental Health Team

Location Newport
Job type Contract
Salary Up to £39.87 per hour
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Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time within an Adults Mental Health Team based in Newport, Isle of Wight. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in Adult's Services and be registered with Social Work England.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker job is £39.87 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract.

As post holder you will be expected to:

  • Have a clear understanding of and experience working with Adult Social Care statutory duties under the Care Act 2014, Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and other primary legislation and guidance including Continuing Health Care.
  • Demonstrate person centred working.
  • Facilitate and support individuals to complete a needs assessment using a strengths-based approach, which focuses on the skills and abilities, considers their networks of support both within families and the wider community.
  • See working under pressure as a challenge.
  • Work well within a multi-agency team.
  • Be able to record to a high standard and evidence base work.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Significant senior level frontline experience within Adult's Services
  • You will be required to work 5 days per week Monday - Thursday, 8.30am until 5pm and Friday 8.30am until 4.30pm = 37 hrs.
  • Have knowledge and skills in working with adults with mental ill health to include experience of Section 117 Aftercare reviews.
  • Clear experience and operational knowledge of working in a busy and pressurised front-line team.


This Social Worker job is advertised by Keiran Driver; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.