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Closed for applications on 09/12/2018 23:59
£39,961 - £44,697 pa
Social Care - Adult Service
Any location within North Tyneside
These are two newly created posts to increase management capacity within Mental Health Services, which enjoys close working relationships with Health and Think Ahead.
One of the management posts will be for the team who operationally cover requests for assessments under the Mental Health Act and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
The other postholder will manage social work team within Adult Mental Health (including drug and alcohol) and Mental Health Reablement.
The postholders will be experienced managers with current or previous experience of Mental Health Act/Mental Capacity Act practice. They will have a wide ranging knowledge of relevant legislation and codes of practice. Experience in change management, strong leadership and excellent communication/presentation skills are essential.
A strong commitment to professional development is required. The postholder should be able to work autonomously and work as part of a busy team of experienced professionals/managers.
Competent Information Technology skills are essential.
A Social Work Degree; DIP SW; CQSW; CSS qualification is essential for the post and proof of registration with The Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC) is required.
Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
If you would like further information please contact Antoinette O’Sullivan 0785 585 1909, or alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org
North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.
This job is closed for applications.