Social Care

Mental Health Social Worker

Job description

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Undertaking a review of practices and processes and develop practice guidance and tools to support frontline staff.
  • Working as a senior and autonomous social worker responsible for own professional actions and the staff they support within their area of specialism.
  • Providing support to social workers in the community teams that critically analyses, supports and challenges social workers with a view to quality improvement and professional development.
  • Providing social work leadership; promoting the social perspective within an inpatient setting and ensuring a focus on recovery and advocating for individuals on wards.
  • Supporting colleagues with complex maters resulting from interactions between the Mental Capacity Act and the Mental Health Act.
  • Providing advice and guidance on complex social care and housing related matters pertaining to individuals on the wards.
  • Working alongside inpatient managers across the NHS trust and identity any new admissions and provide updates on discharge progress.
  • Playing a lead role in a particular aspect of the teams work in line with local need.


  • Social Work Degree.
  • Registration with Social Work England.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.
  • Willingness to complete an enhanced DBS if you do not currently hold one

Working with Archer Resourcing

We have been helping professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities.

We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

Due the high demand of CV's received we are unable to respond to all applications. However, we may hold your CV on file and contact you for future suitable roles.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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