Social Worker - Older Peoples Mental Health Team
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£27,741 - £36,922
An AMHP allowance of £3,082.50 p.a. will be paid if AMHP qualified and working on the rota.
Social Care - Adult Service
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council prides itself on being a great place to work where staff are trusted, valued and supported to make a positive contribution at work.
Stockton-on-Tees Older Peoples Mental Health Social Work Team has an opportunity for a Social Worker to join the team, working with individuals experiencing severe and enduring mental health disorders and their families and/or carer.
The Older Peoples Mental Health Social Work Team is located at Lustrum Vale, Durham Road, Stockton on Tees.
We are committed to promoting independence, choice and control and promoting Self Directed Support where people are eligible for social care services.
You will need to have an understanding of the needs of people with mental disorders and their carers and have an enabling person-centred approach, which promotes independence.
The key responsibilities of this role are to manage a complex case load and to undertake AMHP duties.
In return we offer continuous professional development, regular supervision and annual appraisal.
Due to the requirement of frequent travel between venues across the Borough, a full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle is required for this role.
For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.
Please ensure you refer to the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Person Specification when completing your application as they are used to select candidates for interview.
We offer an excellent total reward package including a competitive salary, generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement as well as access to a number of additional employee benefits and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.
If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Marilyn Moore, Team Manager or Amanda Povey, Lead AMHP on Tel: (01642) 528489 or mobile number 07788 566803.