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Community Mental Health Social Worker

  • Location: Coventry, England
  • Salary: £34 - £34 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is working with Coventry City Council to recruit a social worker for their community mental health team in adults services.

£30 – £34 per hour umbrella

Initial 3 month contract

SWE Registration

DBS Enhanced

Passport/Right to work in the UK

Job Purpose:

To provide a social work service as a member of a joint agency, multi-disciplinary team to people with mental health needs, their family groups or carers, within the community and in-patient mental health facilities.


1.    Provide a professional social work service to people with severe and enduring mental health problems and be accountable to the Team Leader.

2.    Participate in identifying the appropriate care co-ordinator and in developing effective individual care plans for service users in consultation with others.

3.    Co-ordinate care plans, and regularly review and evaluate with others the effectiveness of the care plan.

4.    Attend multi-disciplinary ward, day hospital or community reviews for service users in consultation with others and as agreed with the Team Manager.

5.    Maintain effective liaison with statutory, voluntary and independent sector agencies on behalf of service users and to assess and co-ordinate a range of specific services in respect of care management to meet their needs.

6.    Apply a high level of knowledge and skills in social work practice in relation to those with mental health problems to facilitate realistic changes appropriate to the service user.

7.    Provide a range of Social Work duties including preventative work, and mental health assessment in line with the Department’s policy of providing a specialist and comprehensive response to people with mental health needs.

8.    Attend and participate in regular Team Meetings.

9.    Participate in relevant duty rota(s) as required.

11.    Be involved in developing services in conjunction with other professionals and agencies to meet the mental health needs of service users and carers within a multi-racial community.

12.    Foster professional development by participating in training programmes, courses and seminars in consultation with and the approval of the Team Manager.

Applicant Requirements:


      Degree approved by the Social Work England Registration.

Experience: 2+ years working with children as a qualified Social Worker in the UK.

Compliance: Up to date Social Work England and DBS.

Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

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