Social Worker (Mental Health)/AMHP

Job Summary
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Closed for applications on 09/12/2018 23:59
£27,358 - £30,756 /£32,233 – £36,153 grade 9/grade11 (pro rata for part-time)
Hours per week:
30, 26
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Employment Location:
within one of the Mental Health teams
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Closing date:
9 Dec
Further Information

Adult and Health Services
Adult Care- Mental Health

Social Workers (Mental Health)/Approved Mental Health Professionals
1 x 30hr Permanent post
1 x 26hr temporary maternity leave post until 21/10/2019 subject to the return of the substantive postholder

Salary: £27,358 - £30,756 /£32,233 – £36,153 (pro rata for part-time)
i.e. pre-progression Grade 9/ post -progression Grade 11
£35,229- £39,002 (pro rata for part-time) (Grade 12) for Approved Mental Health Professional status

Vacancy no: AHS/18/378

We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and committed Social Workers/Approved Mental Health Professionals to deliver care co-ordination for people who experience severe and / or enduring mental health difficulties.

We currently have a two vacancies within our Durham City integrated community Affective mental health team.

The Community Intervention Teams (CITs) provide an integrated health and social care approach to support people with severe and enduring mental health problems and their carers. These functional teams provide statutory (Care Act 2014) and specialist interventions on behalf of both Durham County Council and Tees Esk and Wear Valley’s NHS Foundation Trust.

The successful applicants will join a multi-disciplinary team of workers who are committed to providing a flexible and effective service to people with affective disorders.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Social Work qualification i.e. DipSW, CSS or CQSW or equivalent and either be a qualified AMHP or be willing to train as an Approved Mental Health Professional.

Applicants must hold or be applying for HCPC registration.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For more information please contact:

Victoria Malone Team Manager Tel : 0191 5945800 email victoriamalone@nhs.net

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 19th December,2018.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrAHS@durham.gov.uk

Permanent DCC employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager / Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means

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This job is closed for applications.