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Social Worker / Approved Mental Health Professional

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 07/12/2016 23:59
£31,288.00 - £36,937.00 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Job details 

Closing date:
7 Dec

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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

A rare opportunity has arisen for a Social Worker / AMHP to primarily work within the Stockton Integrated Mental Health Service providing assessments to clients over the age of 65 with severe and enduring mental health problems. We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Social Worker to join a well-established and supportive Team.

You will be required to be responsible for a caseload as directed and work within legislative frameworks to deliver a high standard of care to users and carers of the service. The key role of this post is to ensure that the needs of adult's within Stockton Borough Council are care managed and reviewed appropriately according to current legal, government and departmental policy, guidance and procedures. Experience of working in this area is preferred.

AMHP qualification and experience is essential with the ability to carry out assessment under Mental Health Act 1983 with good risk/needs assessment skills.

Due to the role requiring 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.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Mike Myring, Team Manager, on 01642 737321.

An online application form and further information is available from www.stockton.gov.uk/job-vacancies/. Alternatively you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

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