Permanent Social Worker - Children’s Mental Health – Essex
4Recruitment Services require an experienced Social Worker to work within a Children’s Mental Health team based within Essex. The Successful Social Worker will be required to have a minimum of 2 years recent Social Worker experience of working within a Children Mental Health
Your new role
Southend on Sea Borough Council is looking for a permanent level 9 Senior Practitioner within Children’s Mental Health.
The post is integral in offering therapeutic support to LAC children in foster placements, to provide an efficient and cost-effective service to children, young people and their families and carers, ensuring that the needs of the children and their parents/carers are professionally assessed. You will be required to provide consultation on emotional, behavioural and mental health issues and contribute to the development of colleagues within children’s services by virtue of being an experienced and reliable practitioner. Take lead responsibility for ensuring support plans for those young people scoring highly on the SDQ and reviewing the impact of such plans. While also ensuring that the team manager is kept fully appraised of problems arising from workload and seek advice as and when necessary.
What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this position, you need to be a qualified social worker that is registered with the Social Work England registering body with Senior Practitioner experience.
Have previous mental health experience especially within children & families and a clear understanding of the impact of trauma and adverse childhood experiences on development and capacity to achieve a sense of safety in relationships
What you'll get in return
When joining the council as a permanent employee, you can enjoy a range of benefits including: - flexible working, salary car sacrifice scheme and excellent training and development opportunities. They are committed to ensure that you are supported in this challenging role with the appropriate level of training.
To apply for this the Social Worker must have:
- A relevant Social Work qualification (BA/MA Social Work/DipSW or equivalent)
- Be HCPC Registered
- Be eligible to work within the UK
- Be a car driver
Salary is £37,849 To £43,662
4Recruitment Services is a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers and Healthcare Professionals.
- An excellent referral scheme of £250 for each successfully placed referral
- HCPC certified complimentary training
- Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment
Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.
To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area please contact Max Catherall on 0208 514 9131