Social Worker (MHSOP)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 09/05/2021 23:59
£28,672, to £32,234/ £33,782 - £37,890 p.a. pre-progression grade 9 scp 24 – 28/post -progression grade 11 scp 30 – 34
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
One of the locality teams however you may be required to work at any Council building.
Post Number:
AHS/21/171 EXT
Number of posts:
Closing date:
9 May
Further Information

Adult and Health Services
Adult Care – Older People

Social Worker MHSOP
Location: Derwentside Locality Team

Salary: £28,672, to £32,234/ £33,782 - £37,890 p.a.
i.e. pre-progression Grade 9/ post -progression Grade 11
*£36,922 to £40,876 (Grade 12) for Approved Mental Health Professional status *

Vacancy Reference: AHS/21/171EXT

We are looking to recruit a Social Worker to join the Mental Health Services for Older People Team within the Derwentside area.

The successful candidate will work with older people with mental health needs and will work closely with the Multi-Disciplinary Team, including Community Psychiatric Nurses, Medical staff, Occupational Therapists and Support Workers.

It is anticipated that interviews are to be held on week commencing 17th May 2021.

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.

Required qualifications: Professional qualification - Degree in SW, Dip SW, CSS or CQSW or recognised equivalent. Applicants must hold or be applying for Social Work England registration.
*As a first priority successful applicants must be willing to undertake AMHP training within 18 months (or less), of appointment, and to act on the AMHP rota when warranted.

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

For further information about the post please contact:

Catherine Rowlands, Locality Team Manager, on tel: 03000 265 231 or
07775025149, email catherine.rowlands@durham.gov.uk

Or Sue Robinson Assistant Team Manager on tel: 03000 262722
Email sue.robinson@durham.gov.uk

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services via
Email: PESAHS@durham.gov.uk

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.

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.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.