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Social Worker - Older People's Mental Health

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
12/07/2019
Advert End Date:
28/07/2019 23:59
Salary:
£13,499.50 - £19,406.50 per annum
Hours per week:
18.5 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
189683
Employment Location:
Stockton
Post Number:
010284

Job details 

Closing date:
28 Jul


Further information

Grade details: Grade J-M
(Social Workers who are practicing as an authorised Approved Mental Health Professional will be awarded an additional grade)

A rare opportunity has arisen for a part time permanent Social Worker / AMHP to primarily work within the Stockton Integrated Mental Health Service providing assessments to clients over the age of 65 with severe and enduring mental health problems. We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Social Worker to join a well-established and very supportive Team.

You will be required to be responsible for a caseload as directed and work within legislative frameworks to deliver a high standard of care to users and carers of the service. The key role of this post is to ensure that the needs of adult's within Stockton Borough Council are care managed and reviewed appropriately according to current legal, government and departmental policy, guidance and procedures. Experience of working in this area is preferred.

AMHP qualification and experience is desirable with the ability to carry out assessments under Mental Health Act 1983 with good risk/needs assessment skills. Those without AMHP qualification would be expected to work towards this in line with the departmental progression policy.

Due to the role requiring frequent travel between venues across the borough, a full driving license and access to a motor vehicle is required for this role.

An online application form and further information is available from www.stockton.gov.uk/jobs.

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Cath Roberts, Team Manager, on 01642 737321.

The application form is available in alternative formats from Xentrall Recruitment Services, tel: 01642 526992 or email recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

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