Location Basildon, Essex
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £24.00 per hour
Reference 18991
Date posted January 02, 2020
Duration 3 months
Maxxima's nursing team are currently recruiting for a Band 6 Dual Diagnosis Social Worker to fill a full-time role in Basildon. The ideal candidate will have a significant understanding of Mental Health practices within the NHS.

You will work as a Social Worker alongside the Access and Assessment Service and work with the Essex STaRS (excluding Southend and Thurrock) and community mental health services to ensure the provision of an integrated service for people with co-existing substance misuse and mental health (MH) problems. This will require joint assessments with Access and Assessment, Community Mental Health Services, Criminal Justice, Essex STaRS, including the third sector, to ensure that service users with multiple needs are not passed from one service to another.

Integral to your role will be whole family working and a multi-agency ethos, underpinned by a non-judgmental attitude and approach.

You will be expected to work collaboratively with key partner organisations, service users, clinicians and other practitioners within the multi-disciplinary services providing a flexible approach to meet the needs of service users and their families. At times working evenings to meet the needs of service users and families and meeting in non - stigmatising environments.

The role also involves consultancy for staff working in mental health and substance misuse services.

This role is Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00. 37.5 hours a week.

The pay rate for this Band 6 Dual Diagnosis Social Worker is £24.00 per hour (Umbrella) 3-month contract initially, due to start ASAP.

Requirements of this Band 6 Dual Diagnosis Social Worker vacancy:
* All applications must be a Qualified Social Worker with Valid HCPC pin.
* Must have experience working in a mental health setting.
* Must have similar service experience.
* You must have a general knowledge and interest in mental health.

If you are interested in this Band 6 Dual Diagnosis Social Worker, please apply by clicking the apply button. Or if you would like more details about this role, contact the Nursing team today, we always have time to take your call.

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