Social Worker (Mental Health)/Approved Mental Health Professional
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Closed for applications on 11/04/2021 23:59
£28,672 - £32,234 - £33,782 – £37,890 i.e. pre-progression Grade 9/ post -progression Grade 11
Social Care - Adult Service
within one of the Mental health teams
Adult and Health Services
Adult Care- Mental Health
Social Worker (Mental Health)/Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP)
Temporary fulltime 6 months post subject to the return of the substantive postholder
Salary: £ 28,672 - £ 32,234- £ 33,782– £ 37,890 (pro rata for part-time)
i.e. pre-progression Grade 9/ post -progression Grade 11
Grade 12 is payable for AMHP's
Vacancy no: AHS/21/158
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and committed Social Worker to deliver care co-ordination for people who experience severe and / or enduring mental health difficulties.
We currently have a temporary full-time vacancy within Wear Valley Affective Disorders Team.
The Community Intervention Teams (CITs) provide an integrated health and social care approach to supporting people with severe and enduring mental health problems and their carers. These functional teams provide statutory and specialist interventions on behalf of both Durham County Council and Tees Esk and Wear Valley’s NHS Foundation Trust.
The successful applicant will join a multi-disciplinary team of workers who are committed to providing a flexible and effective service to people with psychosis and affective disorders.
You must have up to date knowledge of current legislation and Policies/ Procedures in relation to Adult Health and Social Care.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Social Work qualification i.e. Degree, DipSW, CSS or CQSW or equivalent and either be a qualified AMHP or be willing to train as an Approved Mental Health Professional within specific timescales.
Applicants must hold or be applying for Social Work England registration.
The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.
For more information please contact:
Natalie Jones, Team Manager on Tel: 01388 640010/20
Nicole Marsh, Team Manager on Tel: 01388 640010/ 01388 640001
It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 19th April 2021 ( via teams video)
Interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams. If you are successful at shortlisting you will be notified via North East Jobs of the date and time of your interview. A separate invite will be sent via Microsoft Teams.
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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 and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.
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As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.
This job is closed for applications.