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Mental Health Social Worker – Adults

  • Location: Newtown, Powys
  • Salary: £0 - £0 per annum
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are currently seeking a Mental Health Senior Social Worker to work for the adults team within Powys County Council. 37 hours a week, paying £39.45 p/h. A driving license is required for this role.

Main Purpose of Post:

To assess and manage the complex needs of people with a mental health issue and their carers to ensure their health, wellbeing and promote social inclusion.

To liaise with professionals to ensure seamless care pathways which safeguard and promote independence.

To promote joint working which supports the person centred outcomes to be delivered for people with a mental health issue.

To undertake safeguarding investigations as required.

To assist the Local Authority to meet their statutory obligations under Mental Health Measure and the Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act 2014 and others.

Undertake the role of an AMHP to deliver on the Local Authorities statutory requirements within the MHA 1983.

Principal Responsibilities:


      To ensure the needs of people with mental health and their carers are assessed holistically, support negotiated, monitored and reviewed within the first six weeks

Maintaining own allocated caseload.

To assess risks to people with a mental health issues and others in a way that promotes independence of service users and their carers ensuring the necessary safeguards are in place.

To make recommendations about allocating scarce resources are made.

To ensure equal opportunity and respect for diversity and difference is promoted.

To ensure social inclusion of isolated and vulnerable people is promoted.

Abuse of vulnerable adults is investigated.

To work collaboratively with other agencies.

Accountable for actions through effective, accurate recording of decisions in line with policy and legislation.

Safeguarding the welfare of a vulnerable person at immediate risk of harm.


      12 months post qualifying  experience of working with people with mental health issues and their carers

Experience of undertaking assessments of need and identifying and managing risks.

Experience of complex casework

Experience of care management across the range of health and social care settings

Qualifications & Training

      Appropriate social work qualification (i.e. Degree in Social Work, DipSW or equivalent).

AMHP or willingness to undertake training at the first opportunity following appointment to post.

Registration as Social Worker with CCW/CQC

Working at Seven Resourcing:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

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