Social Worker (Mental Health)

Job Summary
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Closed for applications on 20/03/2019 23:59
£27,358 - £30,756 /£32,233 – £36,153 grade 9/grade11 pre /post progression
Hours per week:
37, 30
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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within one of the Mental Health teams
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Closing date:
20 Mar
Further Information

Adult and Health Services
Adult Care- Mental Health

Social Worker (Mental Health)/Approved Mental Health Professional

Fulltime & Part-time vacancies

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/19/82

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

We currently have a number of permanent vacancies, both full time and part time within our integrated community Affective mental health teams and may have future vacancies within our Psychosis Teams.

The posts are located across County Durham and we would invite those interested in working within the locality to contact the lead officer for further information on locations if required.

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 multi-disciplinary teams of workers who are committed to providing a flexible and effective service to people with affective disorders/psychosis 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 Murray Durham City Affective Team Manager, on 0191 5945800 email

Kelly Murray Easington Affective Team Manager, on tel 0191 527 5050 email

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 4th April, 2019

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

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.