AMHP - Lead Team Manager.3860
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Closed for applications on 26/07/2021 23:59
Social Care - Adult Service
We are looking to recruit an experienced dynamic Team Manager/AMHP Lead to support our AMHP team and develop our AMHP service. If you are able to inspire, motivate and have a driven personality then this role is for you. The role is full time, working 8:30 - 5:00pm Monday to Friday. Currently, based in Bedlington however due to COVID, most staff continue to work from home. You must have an up to date AMHP registration and be practicing, demonstrate that your professional Social Work England registration and CPD, to include AMHP training is up to date. Salary is commensurate with the responsibilities of the post, band 10 £42821 - £46845
We are in the process of transforming Adult Social Care in Northumberland as part of the 10 year NHS Transforming Mental Health. This is a really exciting time and opportunity for the right person to be part our transformation programme. You will work as an Approved Mental Health Professional (Team Manager/Lead) for Northumberland. You will participate and maintain the AMHP rota. You will be leading the AMHP team in the context of ensuring the local authority maintain its statutory responsibilities under the Mental Health Act and will be instrumental in developing policies and procedures in line with the Mental Health Act.
Your role will include supervision of the AMHP staff, ensuring they meet the AMHP competency framework and keep up to date with all new guidance/trends in accordance with the Mental Health Act. You will report to the Operations Manager for Mental Health and Associated Services and be involved in the continuning developments of mental health services in the county.
If you would like to know more information please do not hesitiate to contact me Andrea.Cross@northumberland.gov.uk or 07810057298
The salary is £42,821 - 46,845
We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including:
· 25 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays (rising to 30 after 5 years of service)(pro-rata for part-time employees) · Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
· Flexi scheme applicable to majority of roles
· Family leave provisions above and beyond the statutory minimum
· Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands
· A commitment to work-life balance offering flexibility through various schemes including job sharing, home working, flexible working, part-year working, and compressed hours
· A relocation scheme is offered to those moving from outside the area (for further details please contact a member of the HR team)
· Car Leasing Scheme
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We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.
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
The closing date for this position is 26 July 2021 at midnight
This job is closed for applications.