Advanced Practitioner - AMHP Lead

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 02/01/2019 12:00
£40,858 pa inclusive of 2 increments for AMHP status
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Employment Location:
Adult Mental Health Team, South Tyneside
Post Number:
Closing date:
2 Jan
Further Information

£40,858 pa inclusive of 2 increments for AMHP status

Serving a population of almost 150,000 in the heart of the North East, South Tyneside Council prides itself on providing excellent and efficient services to its residents.

Adult Social Care is changing in South Tyneside. We are a forward thinking Council that is developing innovative approaches to meet our challenges and are designing new ways of working that are person centred, including having different conversations that build on people’s strengths and assets.

This newly created position will carry a small protected caseload of complex cases and will support the Team Manager to deliver safe and effective Adult Mental Health Services in South Tyneside. Whilst practicing as an AMHP, the role will lead in the effective management and co-ordination of AMHP assessments as well as providing professional leadership and development for the AMHP role, taking the lead in all aspects of regional AMHP development.

As a key member of the management team, Advanced Practitioners will assist the Team Manager to facilitate practice improvement and development, motivating and inspiring our practitioners to provide adult social care best practice, that delivers positive outcomes for people, carers’ and their families.

If you are committed to adults having choice and control over their support, maximising opportunities for independence and well-being and wish to be part of an organisation that focuses on best practice and aspires to be the best, then this is the job for you.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Catherine McGlade, Mental Health Team Manager on (0191) 4244307.

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.

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

Please note:
The office will be closed from 4.30pm on Friday 21 December 2018 until 8.30am on Wednesday 2 January 2019. Submitted Application forms, requests for Application packs and queries will be dealt with on our return. Thank you

Please note
This job is closed for applications.