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DBS3905 Senior Social work Practitioner AMHP

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
07/06/2020 23:59
£35,934 - £39,782 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Any location within North Tyneside

Job details 

Closing date:
7 Jun

Further information

We are looking to recruit an Approved Mental Health Profession to work into Mental Health Services for Older People.

The requirements of the role include:

To work in a multi - disciplinary team of Consultant Psychiatrists and Community Psychiatric Nurses working in the North Tyneside area.

To provide a professional and comprehensive social work service that delivers person-centred care and support services to adults in North Tyneside working in the Mental Health Services for Older People.

To work under the direction of the Team Manager and Lead Practitioner to provide an effective Adult Social Care service for the delivery of high quality and proportionate assessment, person-centred care and support planning and review of customers and their carers. This will be in the context of assessed need, relevant legislation, government policy, National Eligibility Criteria, risk and Council policies and procedures.

To practice in line with the Professional Capabilities Framework: Professionalism; Values & Ethics; Diversity; Rights, Justice & Economic Wellbeing; Critical Reflection & Analysis; Intervention & Skills; Contexts & Organisations; Professional Leadership.

You must be dynamic, committed to providing excellent services and bring a comprehensive knowledge and skill-base of the Mental Health Act to the challenges of working within Mental Health Services for Older People. You must be an enthusiastic team player who is passionate about achieving the best outcomes for the residents of North Tyneside

The successful candidate will have relevant experience working in Adult Social Care , Mental Health Services and be an Approved Mental Health Profession.

The post would require the successful candidate to participate in the AMHP out of hours and daytime rota.

You should hold a relevant Approved Mental Health Profession and Social Work qualification such as the Social Work Degree, DipSW, CQSW or CSS and be registered with the Social Work England.

Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.

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