Social Worker (AMHP)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 11/12/2018 12:00
£29,055 to £36,153 pa Career Grade (Bar at £30,756 & £32,233 & £34,106) plus 2 increments & 5 study days per year for AMHP status
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Adult Mental Health Team, Palmers Community Hospital, Jarrow
Post Number:
Closing date:
11 Dec
Further Information

£29,055 to £36,153 pa Career Grade (Bar at £30,756 & £32,233 & £34,106) plus 2 increments & 5 study days per year for AMHP status

Adult Social Care is rapidly changing in South Tyneside. We are continuing our exciting journey of change which focuses on supporting our residents to live healthier lives longer, promoting independence and wellbeing, whilst delivering personalised services in partnership with them.

This is a challenging position within our Mental Health Team and we are looking for a Social Worker with current Approved Mental Health Practitioner Status or be willing to train towards this qualification to support adults who experience mental health difficulties.

The well-established team provide support for people with severe and enduring mental health difficulties and their carers’ and the successful applicants will need to provide a flexible and effective service to the people of South Tyneside.

South Tyneside Council is committed to partnership working and we are keen to lead the way in terms of innovation and new ways of working that are person centred and enables residents to access the right support at the right time with a focus on preventing and reducing need.

If you are committed to adults having choice and control over their support, maximising opportunities for independence and well-being and working in partnership, then this is the job for you.

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

For more information please contact Catherine McGlade, Team Manager on (0191) 4244307.

To find out more about this role and to apply please visit alternatively you can email or call (0191) 455 4968. BT Typetalkers welcome.

Closing date: Noon, 11 December 2018

Interviews are to take place January 2019

Please note
This job is closed for applications.