Social Worker - Mental Health Team

Location Hackney, Greater London, England
Job type Contract
Salary £30.01 - 30.01 per hour
Contact James Hunter
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Reference 165033

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company to the private and public sector has a locum vacancy for a Social Worker to work based in Hackney, within the Mental Health Team.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker job is £30.01 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract.


  • Provide a high quality and effective mental health social work services to the residents of London Borough of Hackney

  • Work to assess the mental health and social care needs of people in accordance with the wellbeing principles of the Care Act and offer a personalised and strengths-based approach

  • Be responsible for managing a case load, conducting robust assessments in partnership with service users, their carers and multi-disciplinary partners where appropriate

  • Clearly identify outcomes that need to be achieved through provision of this service

  • Help people identify how best to meet their own longer term needs and aspirations by enabling them to identify appropriate recovery and asset based goals and building outcomes focused support plans

  • Be responsible for assessing and supporting and assessing risk

  • Operate within an agreed performance management and budgetary framework and with support from their line manager they will be responsible for assessing and managing risk, ensuring application of robust quality assurance and safeguarding procedures

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work

  • Current Social Work England registration

  • Significant senior level frontline experience within Adults’ Services

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll

  • Free DBS and compliance service

  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies

  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge

  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place after 100 hours of work has been completed

  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us

  • Clinical governance support with a specialist safeguarding team

  • In-house payroll system

  • Free digital copy of the Social Work News Magazine


This Social Worker job is advertised by James Hunter; 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.

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.