Band 6 - Caseworker - Intensive Support Team

Posted 25 March 2024
Salary £24 - 26 per hour
Discipline Community Psychiatric Nurses (RMNs or SWs)
ReferenceCW - broms
Contact NameIsabella Thompson

Job description

Job Title: Caseworker (RMN/SW/OT) - Band 6 Intensive Support Team

Job Type: Full-time, 3-6 Month Contract 

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and skilled Caseworker to join our Intensive Support Team at Band 6 level. The Intensive Support Team provides specialized care and assistance to individuals facing complex mental health challenges, including those with co-occurring learning disabilities and autism. As a Caseworker, you will play a crucial role in delivering comprehensive support services, working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team environment.

Main Duties of the Job:

  • Provide direct support and interventions to individuals with complex mental health needs, learning disabilities, and/or autism within the community.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments, formulate care plans, and implement evidence-based interventions to address behavioral challenges and promote recovery.
  • Work closely with service users, their families, and carers to develop and implement person-centered care plans, ensuring individual needs and preferences are considered.
  • Collaborate with other professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, and community support workers, to coordinate and integrate care services effectively.
  • Actively participate in team meetings, case conferences, and clinical supervision sessions to review cases, share insights, and contribute to ongoing service development.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records/documentation, adhering to relevant policies, procedures, and confidentiality guidelines.
  • Provide crisis intervention and support during acute situations, liaising with emergency services and other relevant stakeholders as required.
  • Engage in continuous professional development activities to enhance clinical knowledge and skills, keeping abreast of best practices and emerging trends in mental health care.


  • Qualified Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN), Social Worker (SW), or Occupational Therapist (OT) registered with the appropriate regulatory body.
  • Previous experience working in mental health services, ideally within a community or intensive support setting.
  • Sound knowledge of mental health legislation, risk assessment, and care planning processes.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build therapeutic relationships and engage effectively with diverse individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and work effectively under pressure.
  • Commitment to promoting recovery-oriented, person-centered care principles.
  • Valid driver's license and access to a vehicle for travel within the community (where applicable).

If you have any further questions please contact or call 0203 9954 143.