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Qualified Social Worker - Crisis Intervention Team

£25.00 - £30.00 hourly
  • Ackerman Pierce
  • Grays, Essex
  • 08/02/2019
Full time Health Care

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a Qualified Social Worker in the Crisis Intervention Team within Thurrock Hospital. The successful candidate will be working in a well-structured, organised team who are growing their social worker staffing levels.

Thurrock Council 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:

  • Provide support and guidance to clients in a state of acute mental health crisis
  • Helping individuals who are at imminent risk of harming themselves or others
  • Analyse social situations to resolve psychosocial problems
  • Ability to alleviate the affected person's distress, impairment and instability
  • Generate and explore alternatives and coping strategies
  • Restore functioning through implementation of an action plan
  • Mutually agreeing with the client on short-term goals and tasks, and suggesting alternative coping methods that leverage the client's strengths.

To ideal candidate will have:

  • HCPC 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.

To discuss this vacancy or any similar vacancies we currently have available in Essex, please email your updated CV or contact Carmen Thong for more information.